Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Hogan, William

Hogan, William, a Representative from New York; born in the parish of St. Paul’s Covent Garden, London, England, July 17, 1792; as a young man went with his father to Cape Colony, where he learned the Dutch language; immigrated to the United States in 1803 with his parents, who settled in New York City; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from Columbia College, New York City, in 1811; served in the War of 1812 and fought in the Battle of Plattsburg on Clinton’s staff; studied law; was admitted to the bar but did not engage in practice; became largely interested in undeveloped lands in Franklin County; member of the State assembly in 1822 and 1823; county judge of Franklin County 1829-1837; elected as a Jackson Democrat to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1833); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1832 to the Twenty-third Congress; was appointed examiner of claims on March 30, 1855, and subsequently became a translator in the Department of State at Washington, D.C., serving until October 8, 1869, when he retired to private life; died in Washington, D.C., November 25, 1874; interment in Trinity Church Cemetery, New York City, N.Y.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Hogan, William," 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.1320 Original Sources, accessed August 25, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QBK6FFJH1A8J6Y9.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Hogan, William." 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.1320, Original Sources. 25 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QBK6FFJH1A8J6Y9.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Hogan, William' 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.1320. Original Sources, retrieved 25 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QBK6FFJH1A8J6Y9.