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Daniel Hugunin Jr.
Member of the United States House of Representatives
In office
December 15, 1825 – March 3, 1827
Serving with Nicoll Fosdick
Preceded by
  • Egbert Ten Eyck
  • Nicoll Fosdick
Succeeded by
  • Silas Wright Jr.
  • Rudolph Bunner
United States Marshal for the Wisconsin Territory

In office
March 15, 1841 – August 31, 1844
Appointed by William Henry Harrison
Succeeded by Charles M. Prevost
Personal details
Born (1790-02-06)February 6, 1790
Oswego, New York, U.S.
Died June 20, 1850(1850-06-20) (aged 60)
Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.
Resting place Green Ridge Cemetery, Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party National Republican

Daniel Hugunin Jr. (February 6, 1790 – June 20, 1850) was an American politician from New York and the Wisconsin Territory.

Life

He was the son of Daniel Abraham Hugunin (1756–1828) and Mary (Garrabrance) Hugunin. He pursued classical studies. He served as a lieutenant in the War of 1812 and was taken prisoner at the Battle of Queenston Heights. On January 4, 1817, he married Clarissa Ann Van Horne at Schenectady, and they had five children, among them Daniel Clinton Huguenin (1825–1846), who died in the Mexican–American War.

At the United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 1824, Hugunin received a majority of the votes cast in the 20th congressional district, but while the greater part of the votes was returned for "Daniel Hugunin, jun.", a smaller part was returned for "Daniel Hugunin, junior" and "Daniel Hugunin". The votes for the latter two variants were counted as scattering, giving a plurality to Egbert Ten Eyck, the incumbent Jacksonian congressman. Hugunin contested the election of Ten Eyck, and was seated as an Adams man in the 19th United States Congress on December 15, 1825, holding office until March 3, 1827.

In 1828, Hugunin was elected one of the first trustees of the Village of Oswego.

On March 15, 1841, he was appointed by President William Henry Harrison as United States Marshal for Wisconsin Territory. He remained in office until August 31, 1844, when Charles M. Prevost was appointed to succeed Hugunin.

Hugunin later served as the harbor master at Kenosha.[1] He died of a stroke on June 20, 1850[1] and was buried at Green Ridge Cemetery in Kenosha.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Egbert Ten Eyck,
Nicoll Fosdick
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 20th congressional district

1825–1827
with Nicoll Fosdick
Succeeded by
Silas Wright Jr.,
Rudolph Bunner

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