Thomas McKissock

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Thomas McKissock (April 17, 1790 – June 26, 1866) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Montgomery, New York, McKissock studied medicine and law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Newburgh, New York. He was appointed a puisne justice of the State supreme court in 1847.

McKissock was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1850 to the Thirty-second Congress. He died in St. Andrews, Orange County, New York, June 26, 1866. He was interred in Old Town Cemetery, Newburgh, New York.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Daniel B. St. John
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 9th congressional district

March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Succeeded by
William Murray

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website