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William Dietz (politician)
WILLIAM DIETZ (June 28, 1778 Schoharie , then in Albany County, New York – August 24, 1848 Schoharie, now in Schoharie County, New York ) was an American farmer and politician from New York . LIFEHe attended the district schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was Town Clerk of Schoharie and Supervisor of Schoharie County. He was a colonel of the State Militia. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Schoharie Co.) in 1814 , 1814–15 and 1823 . Dietz was elected as a Jacksonian to the 19th United States Congress , holding office from March 4, 1825, to March 3, 1827. He was a member of the New York State Senate (3rd D.) from 1830 to 1833, sitting in the 53rd , 54th , 55th and 56th New York State Legislatures . He was a presidential elector in 1832 , voting for Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
and Martin Van Buren . He was County Superintendent of the Poor from 1834 to 1835
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Schoharie (town), New York
SCHOHARIE /skəˈhɛəriː/ is a town in Schoharie County , New York . The population was 3,299 at the 2000 census. The Town of Schoharie has a village, also called Schoharie . Both are derived from the Mohawk word for driftwood. The town is on the northeast border of the county and is southwest of Albany , and east of Oneonta and Cooperstown , both located in Otsego County . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Communities and locations in the Town of Schoharie * 5 Notable people * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYThis area was long occupied by indigenous peoples; in the historic period, the Mohawk people , one of the Five Nations of the Haudenosaunee , or Iroquois Confederacy, dominated this territory, ranging up to the St. Lawrence River and east to the Hudson
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United States House Of Representatives
------------------------- * HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES * Speaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R) * Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) * Minority Leader
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Lewis Eaton
LEWIS EATON (February 17, 1790 in Duanesburg , Schenectady County, New York – August 22, 1857 in Buffalo , Erie County, New York ) was a United States Congressman from New York. LIFEEaton became a farmer, also becoming active in politics, including serving as Duanesburg Town Supervisor from 1819 to 1820. From 1821 to 1822 Eaton served as Schenectady County Sheriff. Eaton was elected as a Crawford Democratic-Republican to the 18th United States Congress , holding office from March 4, 1823 to March 3, 1825. Eaton voted in favor of the Tariff of 1824 and took part in the House caucus that nominated William Crawford for President. After leaving the House Eaton returned to his farm, also holding the position of postmaster in the hamlet of Eaton (sometimes spelled Eatons or Eaton's) Corners. He was a member of the New York State Senate (3rd D.) from 1829 to 1832, sitting in the 52nd , 53rd , 54th and 55th New York State Legislatures
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List Of United States Representatives From New York
The following is a list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of New York . For chronological tables of members of both houses of the United States Congress
United States Congress
from the state (through the present day), see United States Congressional Delegations from New York . The list of names should be complete as of January 3, 2017, but other data may be incomplete. CONTENTS* 1 Current representatives * 1.1 Alphabetical * 1.2 By district * 2 List of representatives * 3 Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links CURRENT REPRESENTATIVESALPHABETICAL * Yvette Clarke (D - 9th congressional district ) * Chris Collins (R - 27th congressional district ) * Joseph Crowley (D - 14th congressional district ) * Daniel M
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Presidential Elector
The UNITED STATES ELECTORAL COLLEGE is the mechanism established by the United States Constitution
United States Constitution
for the indirect election of the President of the United States
President of the United States
and Vice President of the United States . Citizens of the United States vote in each state and the District of Columbia at a general election to choose a slate of "electors" pledged to vote for a particular party's candidate. The Twelfth Amendment requires each elector to cast one vote for president and another vote for vice president. In each state and the District of Columbia, electors are chosen every four years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, and then meet to cast ballots on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December
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United States Presidential Election, 1832
Andrew Jackson Democratic ELECTED PRESIDENTAndrew Jackson Democratic The UNITED STATES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 1832 was the 12th quadrennial presidential election , held from Friday, November 2, to Wednesday, December 5, 1832. It saw incumbent President Andrew Jackson , candidate of the Democratic Party , easily win re-election against Henry Clay of Kentucky, candidate of the National Republican Party , and Anti-Masonic Party candidate William Wirt . Jackson won 219 of the 286 electoral votes cast. Virginia Governor John Floyd , who was not a candidate, received the electoral votes of South Carolina . This was the first national election for Martin Van Buren of New York, who was put on the ticket to succeed John C. Calhoun as vice-president and four years later would succeed Jackson as president. Van Buren faced opposition for the vice-presidency within his own party, however, and as a result, all 30 Pennsylvania electors cast ballots for native son William Wilkins
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Biographical Directory Of The United States Congress
The BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS is a biographical dictionary of all present and former members of the United States Congress
United States Congress
and its predecessor, the Continental Congress . Also included are Delegates from territories and the District of Columbia and Resident Commissioners from the Philippines
Philippines
and Puerto Rico . The online edition also includes a guide to research collections (a list of institutions where member's papers, letters , correspondence , and other items are archived) as well as an extended bibliography of published works concerning the member (a shorter bibliography is included with the member's biography). These additional resources when available can be accessed via links on the left side of the member's page on the website
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Martin Van Buren
MARTIN VAN BUREN (Dutch : Maarten van Buren
Buren
pronunciation (help ·info ); December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was the eighth President of the United States (1837–41). A founder of the Democratic Party , he served in a number of senior roles, including eighth Vice President (1833–37) and tenth Secretary of State (1829–31), both under Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
. Van Buren
Buren
won the presidency by promising to continue Jackson's policies. Shortly after taking office, the Panic of 1837 struck the nation, and his inability to deal effectively with the economic crisis, combined with the growing political strength of the opposition Whig Party , led to his defeat. During his half-century of public service, he built, perfected, and defended a new system of political parties at first the state and then the federal level
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Andrew Jackson
ANDREW JACKSON (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States
United States
from 1829 to 1837 and was the founder of the Democratic Party . Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States
United States
Army and served in both houses of Congress . As president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man" against a "corrupt aristocracy" and to preserve the Union. Born in the Waxhaws , Jackson became a lawyer in the Western District of North Carolina
North Carolina
(now part of Tennessee
Tennessee
) and married Rachel Donelson Robards . He served briefly in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate representing Tennessee
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New York State Senate
Majority caucus * Republican (31) * Independent Democratic (8) * Caucusing Democrat (1)Minority caucus * Democratic (23) LENGTH OF TERM 2 years AUTHORITY Article III, New York Constitution SALARY $79,500/year + per diem ELECTIONS LAST ELECTION November 8, 2016 NEXT ELECTION November 6, 2018 REDISTRICTING Legislative Control MEETING PLACE State Senate Chamber New York State Capitol Albany, New York
Albany, New York
WEBSITE NYSenate.govThe NEW YORK STATE SENATE is considered the upper house in the New York State Legislature
Legislature
. It has 63 members each elected to two-year terms. There are no limits on the number of terms one may serve. The New York Constitution provides for a varying number of members in the Senate, elected from single-member constituencies equal in population
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19th United States Congress
The NINETEENTH UNITED STATES CONGRESS was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate
United States Senate
and the United States House of Representatives . It met in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
from March 4, 1825, to March 4, 1827, during the first two years of the administration of U.S. President John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams
. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Fourth Census of the United States in 1820 . The Senate had a majority of Jackson Men , while the House had an Anti-Jackson (pro-Adams) majority
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New York (state)
NEW YORK is a state in the northeastern United States
United States
. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States
United States
. With an estimated 19.85 million residents in 2017, it is the fourth most populous state in the United States. To differentiate from its city with the same name, it is sometimes called NEW YORK STATE. The state's most populous city, New York City
New York City
, which makes up over 40% of the state's population, also doubles as the United States' most populous city. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York metropolitan area , and nearly 40% lives on Long Island
Long Island
. The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York
Duke of York
, future King James II of England
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Schoharie County, New York
SCHOHARIE COUNTY is a county located in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of New York . As of the 2010 census , the population was 32,749. The county seat is Schoharie . The name of the county and the county seat come from a Mohawk word meaning "floating driftwood." Schoharie County is part of the Albany -Schenectady -Troy , NY Metropolitan Statistical Area
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Albany County, New York
ALBANY COUNTY (/ˈɔːlbəni/ AWL-bə-nee ) is a county in the state of New York , in the United States. Its northern border is formed by the Mohawk River , at its confluence with the Hudson River , which is on the east. As of the 2010 census , the population was 304,204. The county seat is Albany , the state capital. As originally established by the English government in the colonial era, Albany County had an indefinite amount of land, but has had an area of 530 square miles (1,400 km2) since March 3, 1888. The county is named for the Duke of York and of Albany , who became James II of England
James II of England
(James VII of Scotland). Albany County constitutes the central core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany-Schenectady -Troy , NY Metropolitan Statistical Area
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New York State Assembly
Majority caucus * Democratic (107) * Independence (1)Minority caucus * Republican (42) LENGTH OF TERM 2 years AUTHORITY Article III, New York Constitution SALARY $79,500/year + per diem ELECTIONS LAST ELECTION November 8, 2016 (150 seats) NEXT ELECTION November 6, 2018 (150 seats) REDISTRICTING Legislative Control MEETING PLACE State Assembly Chamber New York State Capitol
New York State Capitol
Albany , New York WEBSITE New York State AssemblyThe NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY is the lower house of the New York State Legislature
Legislature
. The Assembly is composed of 150 members representing an equal number of districts, with each district having an average population of 128,652. Assembly members serve two-year terms without term limits . The Assembly convenes at the State Capitol in Albany
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