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James W. Booth

James W. Booth

American politician
James W. Booth
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Intro American politician
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 9 September 1822, New York City, USA
Death 14 September 1876, Nyack, USA (aged 54 years)
Star sign Virgo
Politics Republican Party
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Biography

James Wadsworth Booth (September 9, 1822 New York City – September 14, 1876 Nyack, New York) was an American politician from New York.

Life

He attended schools in New York City, and became a dyer and manufacturer of cotton goods.

He was a member of the Board of Fire Commissioners in 1865, but resigned after three months. In 1873, he was elected by the State Legislature as a Regent of the University of the State of New York.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (5th D.) from 1874 until his death, sitting in the 97th, 98th and 99th New York State Legislatures.

He died from heart disease at the house of his brother-in-law in Nyack, New York on September 14, 1876 at age 54.

Sources

New York State Senate
Preceded by
Erastus C. Benedict
New York State Senate
5th District

1874–1876
Succeeded by
Alfred Wagstaff Jr.
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 27 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1876/09/15/80345751.pdf
https://archive.org/stream/govofficesket00mceliala/govofficesket00mceliala_djvu.txt
https://www.nytimes.com/1865/05/04/news/the-fire-commissioners-sworn-in-philip-w-enge-appointed-in-place-of-samuel-sloan.html
https://www.nytimes.com/1865/09/05/news/the-fire-department.html
https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1873/05/14/80316705.pdf
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