US Con COL -Conkling, Frederick Augustus - U.S. Congressman, NY

Frederick Augustus Conkling:
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Born: August 22, 1816
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Birthplace: Canajoharie New York
Father: US Congressman Alfred Conkling 1789 – 1874
(Buried: Forest Hill Cemetery Utica New York)
Mother: Elizabeth “Eliza” Cockburn 1791 – 1851
(Buried: North Street Cemetery Auburn New York)

Brother: US Senator Roscoe Conkling 1829 – 1888
(Buried: Forest Hill Cemetery Utica New York)

Wife: Elenora Ronalds 1825 – 1879
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York)

Children:
Frederick Gray Conkling 1849 – 1871
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York)
Alfred Ronalds Conkling 1850 – 1917
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York)
Dora R. Conkling 1852 – 1868
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York)
Eleanora Lorillard Conkling 1853 – 1868
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York)
Howard Conkling 1855 – 1938
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York)
Laura R. Conkling 1862 – 1911
(Buried: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York)


Political Party: Republican Party, Liberal Republican Party, Democratic Party


Occupation before War:

Mercantile Businessman in New York City New York
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1854: Member of New York State Assembly
1859 – 1860: Member of New York State Assembly

Civil War Career:
Mercantile Businessman in New York City New York
1861: Organized 84th​ New York Infantry Regiment
1861 – 1863: United States Congressman from New York
1861 – 1863: Member of House Naval Affairs Committee
1861 – 1863: Colonel of 84th​ New York Infantry Regiment
1862: Served in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign
1862: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress
1863: Served provost Guard duty in Baltimore Maryland

Occupation after War:
Mercantile Businessman in New York City New York
1868: Unsuccessful Candidate for Mayor of New York City New York
1872: Supporter of Horace Greeley’s Presidential Campaign
1874: Refused Democratic Nomination to U.S. Congress
1880: Supporter of Winfield S. Hancock’s Presidential Campaign
One of the organizers of West Side Savings Bank in New York City
President of West Side Savings Bank of New York City New York
President of Aetna Fire Insurance Company of Hartford Connecticut
Author of numerous pamphlets on Political, Commercial and Scientific



Died:
September 18, 1891
Place of Death: New York City New York
Cause of Death: Stomach Cancer
Age at time of Death: 75 years old
Burial Place: Green – Wood Cemetery Brooklyn New York
 
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