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Ferris Jacobs, Jr.
Member of the United States House of Representatives
In office
March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
Preceded by David Wilber
Succeeded by George W. Ray
Personal details
Born (1836-03-20)March 20, 1836
Delhi, New York
Died August 30, 1886(1886-08-30) (aged 50)
White Plains, New York
Political party Republican

Ferris Jacobs, Jr. (March 20, 1836 – August 30, 1886) was a United States Representative from New York.

Biography[]

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.

References[]

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
David Wilber
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

1881–1883
Succeeded by
George W. Ray

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