US Con Η -Van Aernam, Henry - U.S. Congressman, NY

Henry Van Aernam:
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Born: March 11, 1819
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Birthplace: Marcellus New York
Father: Jacob Bogert Van Aernam 1780 – 1846
(Buried: Willson Cemetery Eddyville New York)
Mother:
Hannah Wallace 1787 – 1848
(Buried: Willson Cemetery Eddyville New York)
Wife: Amy Melissa Etheridge 1823 – 1894
(Buried: Mount Prospect Cemetery Franklinville New York)
Married: November 30, 1845

Children:
Isadora G. Van Aernam McVey 1844 – 1908
(Buried: Mount Prospect Cemetery Franklinville New York)
Charles Duane Van Aernam 1851 – 1919
(Buried: Mount Prospect Cemetery Franklinville New York)

Political Party: Republican Party

Education:

Studied Medicine at Geneva and Willoughby Medical Colleges
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Occupation before War:
Medical Doctor in Franklinville New York
1858: Member of New York State Assembly

Civil War Career:
1862 – 1864: Surgeon for 154th New York Infantry Regiment
1865 – 1869: United States Congressman from New York
1865 – 1867: Member of House Invalid Pensions Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Militia Committee

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1869: United States Congressman from New York
1865 – 1869: Member of House Invalid Pensions Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Militia Committee
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1867 – 1869: Member of House Mileage Committee
1868: Voted in support of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
1868: Alternate Delegate Republican Party National Convention
1869 – 1871: United States Commissioner of Pensions
1871 – 1879: Medical Doctor in Franklinville New York
1879 – 1883: United States Congressman from New York
1879 – 1881: Member of House Education and Labor Committee
1881 – 1883: Member of House Ventilation and Acoustics Committee
1883 – 1894: Medical Doctor in Franklinville New York


Died:
June 1, 1894
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Place of Death: Franklinville New York
Age at time of Death: 76 years old
Burial Place: Mount Prospect Cemetery Franklinville New York
 
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