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ELMENDORF, Lucas Conrad

1758–1843

Biography

ELMENDORF, Lucas Conrad, a Representative from New York; born in Kingston, N.Y., in 1758; was graduated from Princeton College in 1782; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1785 and practiced; unsuccessful candidate in 1794 for election to the Fourth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Congresses (March 4, 1797-March 3, 1803); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1802; member of the State assembly in 1804 and 1805; served in the State senate 1814-1817; first judge of the court of common pleas (now county court) of Ulster County and served from 1815 to 1821; surrogate of Ulster County 1835-1840; died in Kingston, N.Y., August 17, 1843; interment in the crypt of the First Dutch Church.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

The New-York Historical Society

New York, NY
Papers: In the Peter Edmund Elmendorf Papers, 1742-1844, 0.8 linear foot. Persons represented include Lucas Elmendorf.

Wisconsin Historical Society

Madison, WI
Papers: 1786-1859, 1 box. Miscellaneous legal papers of Lucas Elmendorf relating to real estate in Ulster County, NY.
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