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John Milton Holley
Birth: Nov. 10, 1802
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1848
Duval County
Florida, USA

US Congressman. Elected as a Whig to represent New York's 27th District in the Thirtieth Congress, he served from March 1847 until his death in office. Holley was born in Salisbury, Connecticut into a notable family. He graduated from Yale College in 1822, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1825. The following year he settled as a lawyer in Lyons, New York. Holley was a member of the New York State Assembly (1838 to 1841), Wayne County District Attorney (1842 to 1845), and an unsuccessful candidate for the Twenty-Ninth Congress (1844) before winning his seat in the US House of Representatives. He served exactly half of his term before he died on a trip to Jacksonville, Florida. His remains were brought back to Lyons for interment. There is also a cenotaph for him at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
Family links: 
  John Milton Holley (1777 - 1836)
  Sally Porter Holley (1778 - 1816)
  Mary Kirkland Holley (1804 - 1895)*
  Louise Harriet Holley Clark (1831 - 1900)*
  Julia Kirkland Holley Roys (1842 - 1885)*
  John Milton Holley (1845 - 1914)*
  John Milton Holley (1802 - 1848)
  Alexander Hamilton Holley (1804 - 1887)*
  Harriett Holley Burrall (1808 - 1876)*
*Calculated relationship
Lyons Rural Cemetery
Wayne County
New York, USA
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