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Joseph McCrum Belford
Birth: Aug. 5, 1852
Mifflintown
Juniata County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 3, 1917
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

US Congressman. The cousin of Colorado Congressman James Burns Belford, he graduated from Dickinson College in 1871. He taught school and moved Riverhead in 1884. Belford studied law while continuing to teach and and was admitted to the bar in 1889. He was Secretary and Chairman of the Suffolk County Republican committee and Clerk of the Suffolk Surrogate Court. In 1896 he was elected to the US House of Representatives and served one term, from 1897 to 1899. He then returned to practicing law and also became involved in banking. In 1900 he was a Delegate to the Republican National Convention. Belford was Suffolk Surogate Court Judge from 1904 to 1910. He died unexpectedly at Grand Central Station. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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  Inez H Belford (1864 - 1933)*
 
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Riverhead Cemetery
Riverhead
Suffolk County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Sep 18, 2006
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