James De La Montanya

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James De La Montanya
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
Preceded byAbraham Vanderveer
Succeeded byJoseph Egbert
New York State Assembly
In office
Personal details
Born(1798-03-20)March 20, 1798
New York City, New York
DiedApril 29, 1849(1849-04-29) (aged 51)
New York City, New York
Political partyDemocratic

James De La Montanya (March 20, 1798 – April 29, 1849) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in New York City, De La Montanya resided in Haverstraw, New York. Supervisor of Haverstraw in 1832 and 1833. He served as member of the State assembly in 1833.

De La Montanya was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841). He died in New York City April 29, 1849. He was interred in the Barnes family burial ground, Stony Point, New York.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

  • United States Congress. "James De La Montanya (id: D000205)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Abraham Vanderveer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Joseph Egbert