Dennis McCarthy (congressman)


Dennis McCarthy (congressman)
Dennis McCarthy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 23rd district
In office
March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871
Preceded by Thomas T. Davis
Succeeded by R. Holland Duell
Personal details
Born March 19, 1814(1814-03-19)
Salina, New York, U.S.
Died February 14, 1886(1886-02-14) (aged 71)
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
Political party Republican
Profession Politician, Manufacturer

Dennis McCarthy (March 19, 1814 Salina, Onondaga County, New York - February 14, 1886 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York) was an American manufacturer and politician from New York.

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Life

He was the son of Thomas McCarthy.[1] He attended Valley Academy in Salina and engaged in the manufacturing of salt. In the early 1840s he went into business operating a general store with his brother-in-law Silas Titus.[2]

He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1846, and was Mayor of Syracuse, New York in 1853.

He was elected as a Republican to the 40th and 41st United States Congresses, serving from 1867 to 1871. Afterwards, McCarthy resumed his former business pursuits.

He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1876 to 1885, and was President pro tempore in 1881 and from 1884 to 1885. He became Acting Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1885 after the resignation of Governor Grover Cleveland and the succession of Lt. Gov. David B. Hill to the governorship.

He died in Syracuse, New York on February 14, 1886 and was buried at Saint Agnes Cemetery in Syracuse.[3]

References

  1. ^ History of Syracuse General Scrapbook, Vol. 20, pages 7-9, Onondaga Historical Association
  2. ^ Brooklyn Daily Eagle 'Col. Silas Titus - Grand Old Soldier and Influential Citizen', May 22, 1898
  3. ^ Titus Jr., L. J., 2004, Titus - A North American Family History, Baltimore, MD, p. 599

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas T. Davis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 23rd congressional district

March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871
Succeeded by
R. Holland Duell
Political offices
Preceded by
William H. Robertson
President pro tempore of the New York State Senate
1881
Succeeded by
vacant
Preceded by
vacant
President pro tempore of the New York State Senate
1884 - 1885
Succeeded by
Edmund L. Pitts
Preceded by
David B. Hill
Lieutenant Governor of New York
Acting

1885
Succeeded by
Edward F. Jones

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