Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Masters, Josiah

Masters, Josiah, a Representative from New York; born in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn., November 22, 1763; was graduated from Yale College in 1783; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, N.Y.; member of the State assembly in 1792, 1800, and 1801; served as supervisor of Schaghticoke in 1796; justice of the peace in Rensselaer County 1801-1805; trustee of Lansingburgh Academy; school commissioner of Schaghticoke; elected as a Democrat to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1809); founder of the Schaghticoke Powder Co.; judge of the court of common pleas of Rensselaer County 1808-1822; died in Fairfield, Conn., June 30, 1822; interment in the Masters Cemetery, near Schaghticoke, N.Y.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Masters, 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.1512 Original Sources, accessed January 27, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4KVU5A5VWJTGQ5M.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Masters, 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.1512. Original Sources, retrieved 27 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4KVU5A5VWJTGQ5M.