Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Sutherland, Josiah

Sutherland, Josiah, a Representative from New York; born in the township of Stanford, near the village of Stissing, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 12, 1804; attended the district school, and was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1824; studied law in Waterford and Hudson; was admitted to the bar in 1828 and commenced practice in the village of Johnstown, Livingston Township, N.Y.; district attorney for Columbia County 1832-1843; moved to Hudson, N.Y., in 1838 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); was not a candidate for renomination; moved to New York City in 1857 and continued the practice of law; associate justice of the supreme court of New York 1857-1871; member and presiding judge of the court of general sessions 1872-1878; resumed the practice of law in New York City, and died there May 25, 1887; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Sutherland, Josiah," 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.1885 Original Sources, accessed September 19, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKBQU7W3GI6J4XU.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Sutherland, Josiah." 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.1885, Original Sources. 19 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKBQU7W3GI6J4XU.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Sutherland, Josiah' 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.1885. Original Sources, retrieved 19 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKBQU7W3GI6J4XU.