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Ferris Jacobs, Jr

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Preceded by  David Wilber
Education  Williams College
Political party  Republican
Party  Republican Party

Name  Ferris Jr.
Succeeded by  George W. Ray
Role  Politician
Resigned  March 3, 1883
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Born  March 20, 1836 Delhi, New York (1836-03-20)
Died  August 30, 1886, White Plains, New York, United States

Ferris Jacobs, Jr. (March 20, 1836 – August 30, 1886) was an American officer and politician, he was a United States Representative from New York.


Born in Delhi, Delaware County, New York, attended Delaware Academy, Delhi, New York, and Delaware Literary Institute, Franklin, New York; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1856; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Delhi; during the American Civil War served in the Union Army; commissioned captain in the 3rd New York Cavalry August 26, 1861; lieutenant colonel of the 26th New York Cavalry March 15, 1865; brevetted brigadier general of Volunteers March 13, 1865; resumed law practice in Delhi, New York; elected district attorney in 1865 and 1866; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1880; elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883); was not a candidate for renomination in 1882; resumed the practice of law; died in White Plains, New York, interment in Woodland Cemetery, Delhi, New York.


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