Maxwell, Thomas, 1792-1867

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Born at Tioga Point (Athens), Pa.; grew up in Newtown Point (Elmira), N.Y. Veteran of the War of 1812; served in U.S. House of Representatives from 1829-1831. Later became an attorney; moved to Geneva, N.Y. upon his appointment as deputy clerk of the state supreme court. Father of Harriet Maxwell Converse, author and American Indian advocate.

From the description of The Confederacy of the Iroquois, between 1800 and 1864 / by Thomas Maxwell. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 52728176

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Birth 1792-02-16

Death 1867-11-04

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