Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Putnam, Harvey

Putnam, Harvey, a Representative from New York; born in Brattleboro, Vt., January 5, 1793; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1816 and commenced practice in Attica, N.Y., in 1817; held several local offices; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Patterson and served from November 7, 1838, to March 3, 1839; appointed surrogate of Genessee County in 1840, which office he held until the division of the county, when he was appointed surrogate of Wyoming County, serving until 1842; member of the State senate 1843-1846; elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1851); was not a candidate for renomination in 1850; resumed the practice of law; died in Attica, Wyoming County, N.Y., September 20, 1855; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Putnam, Harvey," 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.1710 Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KZUV5K32P245WEE.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Putnam, Harvey." 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.1710, Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KZUV5K32P245WEE.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Putnam, Harvey' 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.1710. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KZUV5K32P245WEE.