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Lyman Tremain

Born on 1819, died in 1878.
State: New York.
Party: Republican.
Member: Representative.

  • A Representative from New York.
  • Born in Durham, Greene County, N.Y., June 14, 1819.
  • Attended the common schools and Kinderhook Academy.
  • Studied law.
  • Was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced practice in Durham, N.Y.
  • Elected supervisor of Durham in 1842.
  • Appointed district attorney in 1844.
  • Elected surrogate and county judge of Greene County in 1846.
  • Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1851.
  • Moved to Albany, N.Y., in 1853 and practiced law.
  • Elected, as a Democrat, attorney general of New York in 1858.
  • Unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1860.
  • Unsuccessful Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1862.
  • Member of the State assembly 1866-1868, serving as speaker in 1867.
  • Elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875).
  • Was not a candidate for renomination in 1874.
  • Resumed the practice of law in Albany.
  • Died in New York City, while on a visit, November 30, 1878.

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