|Ferris Jacobs, Jr.|
|Member of the United States House of Representatives|
March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
|Preceded by||David Wilber|
|Succeeded by||George W. Ray|
|Born||March 20, 1836|
Delhi, New York
|Died||August 30, 1886 (aged 50)|
White Plains, New York
Ferris Jacobs, Jr. (March 20, 1836 – August 30, 1886) was a United States Representative from New York.
Born in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., attended Delaware Academy, Delhi, N.Y., and Delaware Literary Institute, Franklin, N.Y.; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1856; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Delhi; during the American Civil War served in the Union Army; commissioned captain of the Third New York Cavalry August 26, 1861; lieutenant colonel of the Twenty-sixth New York Cavalry March 15, 1865; brevetted brigadier general of Volunteers March 13, 1865; resumed law practice in Delhi, N.Y.; elected district attorney in 1865 and 1866; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1880; elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883); was not a candidate for renomination in 1882; resumed the practice of law; died in White Plains, N.Y., interment in Woodland Cemetery, Delhi, N.Y.
- Ferris Jacobs, Jr. at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Retrieved on 2008-02-14
- "Ferris Jacobs, Jr.". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7783292. Retrieved 2008-10-12.
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district
George W. Ray
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