Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Pratt, Zadock

Pratt, Zadock, a Representative from New York; born in Stephentown, N.Y., October 30, 1790; moved with his parents to Windham (later Jewett), Greene County, in 1802; received a limited schooling; engaged in tanning leather in Greene County, where he established a town called Prattsville; member of the State militia 1819-1823; justice of the peace in 1824; supervisor of the town of Windham in 1827; member of the State senate in 1830; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Van Burenand Johnson in 1836; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1839); elected to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); resumed his former business activities; also engaged in banking and agricultural pursuits near Prattsville, Greene County, N.Y.; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Pierce and King in 1852; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Baltimore in 1852; retired from active business pursuits in 1860; died in Bergen, N.J., on April 6, 1871; interment in the City Cemetery, Prattsville, N.Y.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Pratt, Zadock," 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.1701 1702. Original Sources, accessed March 2, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8S7LQL57RCJ9Z7H.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Pratt, Zadock." 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.1701, page 1702. Original Sources. 2 Mar. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8S7LQL57RCJ9Z7H.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Pratt, Zadock' 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.1701, pp.1702. Original Sources, retrieved 2 March 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8S7LQL57RCJ9Z7H.