Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Stivers, Moses Dunning

Stivers, Moses Dunning, a Representative from New York; born near Beemerville, Sussex County, N.J., December 30, 1828; attended common and private schools and Mount Retirement Seminary in Wantage, Sussex County, N.J.; moved with his father to Ridgebury, N.Y., in 1845 and completed his education; taught school; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Ridgebury and later in Middletown, N.Y., 1855-1864; clerk of Orange County 1864-1867 and resided in Goshen, N.Y.; returned to Middletown and became proprietor of the Orange County Press in 1868 and was also one of the proprietors and editors of the Middletown Daily Press; appointed by President Grant as United States collector of internal revenue for the eleventh district of New York in 1869 and served until 1883; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1880; president of the New York State Press Association in 1887; trustee of Middletown State Hospital for the Insane; engaged in banking; unsuccessful Republican candidate for election in 1884 to the Forty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Lewis Beach and for election in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891); was not a candidate for renomination in 1890; engaged in banking; died in Middletown, N.Y., February 2, 1895; interment in Hillside Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Stivers, Moses Dunning," 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.1868 Original Sources, accessed April 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKM1CMC4KKQ6735.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Stivers, Moses Dunning." 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.1868, Original Sources. 20 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKM1CMC4KKQ6735.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Stivers, Moses Dunning' 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.1868. Original Sources, retrieved 20 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKM1CMC4KKQ6735.