Frederick Lansing

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Frederick Lansing

Frederick Lansing (February 16, 1838 – January 31, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

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Frederick Lansing was born in Manheim, New York. Lansing attended the Little Falls Academy, New York as a boy. Lansing studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1859, and practiced in Watertown, New York. He was adjutant of the Eighth New York Cavalry during the American Civil War from June 23, 1863 to October 11, 1863. He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1882 to 1885, and he was part of the 105th, 106th, 107th and 108th New York State Legislatures.

Lansing was elected as a Republican to the 51st United States Congress on March 4, 1889, and left on March 3, 1891.

He died on January 31, 1894 in Watertown, New York, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.

Sources[change | change source]

  • United States Congress. "Frederick Lansing (id: L000085)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Bradley Winslow
New York State Senate
21st District

1882–1885
Succeeded by
George B. Sloan
United States House of Representatives