Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Author: U.S. Congress

Tallmadge, James, Jr.

Tallmadge, James, Jr., a Representative from New York; born in Stanfordville, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 20, 1778; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1798; secretary to Governor Clinton 1798-1800; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1802 and practiced in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and in New York City; served in the War of 1812 and commanded a company of home guards in defense of New York; elected as a Democrat to the Fifteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry B. Lee and served from June 6, 1817, to March 3, 1819; declined a renomination; delegate to the State constitutional conventions in 1821 and 1846; member of the State assembly in 1824; Lieutenant Governor of New York 1824-1826; president of New York University 1830-1846; died in New York City September 29, 1853; interment in Marble Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Tallmadge, James, Jr.," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1894 Original Sources, accessed September 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D9VJU8TZI68KMKS.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Tallmadge, James, Jr." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1894, Original Sources. 20 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D9VJU8TZI68KMKS.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Tallmadge, James, Jr.' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1894. Original Sources, retrieved 20 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D9VJU8TZI68KMKS.