Simon C. Hitchcock

IntroNew York politician
Is Politician 
From United States of America 
Type Politics 
Gendermale
Death 27 September 1878 

Politics Democratic Party

Simon C. Hitchcock (c. 1801 – September 27, 1878 in Binghamton, Broome County, New York) was an American book publisher and politician from New York.

Life

He married Euphrasia Jackson (1804–1897).

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Madison Co.) in 1842.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (20th D.) in 1854 and 1855. Afterwards he removed to Binghamton.

In 1862, he was appointed as Collector of Internal Revenue for the 26th District of New York.

He and his wife were buried at the Evergreen Cemetery in Cazenovia.

Author Charles Dudley Warner was his nephew.

Sources

  • The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pg. 137, 142, 226 and 281; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
  • The National Almanac (1863; pg. 129)
  • Cazenovia publishers at RootsWeb
  • OUR SPECIAL WASHINGTON DISPATCHES;…TAX APPOINTMENTS FOR NEW-YORK… in NYT on September 1, 1862
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