Joseph Egbert

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Joseph Egbert (April 10, 1807 – July 7, 1888) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born near Bull Head, Staten Island, New York, Egbert attended the common schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits.

Egbert was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1842. He resumed agricultural pursuits. Supervisor of Southfield, Richmond County, in 1855 and 1856. County clerk of Richmond County in 1869. He died at his home near New Dorp, New York, July 7, 1888. He was interred in the Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Staten Island, New York.


  • United States Congress. "Joseph Egbert (id: E000088)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James De La Montanya
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Henry C. Murphy