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Joseph B. Varnum Jr.

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Joseph Bradley Varnum Jr June 9, 1818 Washington, DC – December 31, 1874 Astoria, Queens, then Long Island City, now in Queens, New York City was an American lawyer and politician

Lifeedit

He was a grandson of Joseph Bradley Varnum He graduated from Yale College in 1838, where he was a member of Skull and Bones1 He studied law at Yale and with Roger B Taney in Baltimore, Maryland, and was admitted to the bar in 1840 He practiced law in Baltimore for several years before moving to New York City, where he acquired a large practice

He was a Whig member of the New York State Assembly New York Co in 1849, 1850 and 1851 Varnum was chosen Speaker pro tempore in June 1851, and presided over the Assembly for the duration of the special session2 He was again a member of the State Assembly New York Co, 13th D in 1857, and was the Know Nothing candidate for Speaker At one time he was a member of the Common Council of New York City

In 1871 he took an active part in the agitation against corruption in the government of New York City He was a contributor to magazines and newspapers, and published in book form The Seat of Government of the United States New York, 1848 and The Washington Sketch-Book

Varnum died on New Year's Eve, 1874 He was buried in Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC

Notesedit

  1. ^ Millegan, Kris 2003 "The Skeleton Crew" Fleshing Out Skull and Bones: Investigations into America's Most Powerful Secret Society Walterville, OR: Trine Day pp 597–690 ISBN 0-9720207-2-1  "This list is compiled from material from the Order of Skull and Bones membership books at Sterling Library, Yale University and other public records The latest books available are the 1971 Living members and the 1973 Deceased Members books The last year the members were published in the Yale Banner is 1969"
  2. ^ Speaker Henry Jarvis Raymond, the Publisher of the New York Times, spent that summer travelling about Europe, and did not attend the special session

Referencesedit

  • 1 Obit, in NYT on January 1, 1875 misspelling the name of his grandfather
  • 2 Obituaries of JB Varnum Jr and other family members buried at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
  • Google Book The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough Weed, Parsons & Co, Albany NY, 1858

Attribution:

  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds 1889 "Varnum, James Mitchel" Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography New York: D Appleton 
New York Assembly
Preceded by
Erastus C Benedict
New York State Assembly
New York County, 13th District

1849–1851
Succeeded by
William Taylor
Political offices
Preceded by
Henry Jarvis Raymond
Speaker of the New York State Assembly
Acting

1851
Succeeded by
Jonas C Heartt
New York Assembly
Preceded by
William A Guest
New York State Assembly
New York County, 13th District

1857
Succeeded by
David J Chatfield

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