Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Brooks, Micah

Brooks, Micah, a Representative from New York, born in Brooksvale, near Cheshire, Conn., May 14, 1775; received his early education from his father; a pioneer and one of the earliest surveyors of western New York; justice of the peace in 1806; member of the State assembly in 1808 and 1809; colonel on the frontier and at Fort Erie 1812-1814; major general of the New York State Infantry 1828-1830; elected to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815-March 3, 1817); engaged in agricultural pursuits; delegate from Ontario County to the State constitutional convention in 1821; presidential elector on the Adams ticket in 1824; died in Fillmore, Allegany County, N.Y., on July 7, 1857; interment in Nunda Cemetery, Nunda, Livingston County, N.Y.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Brooks, Micah," 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.895 Original Sources, accessed August 25, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBSH9R39BVU246C.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Brooks, Micah." 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.895, Original Sources. 25 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBSH9R39BVU246C.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Brooks, Micah' 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.895. Original Sources, retrieved 25 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBSH9R39BVU246C.