Benjamin Doolittle

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Benjamin Doolittle

Benjamin Doolittle (December 29, 1825 in Lenox, Madison County, New York – February 6, 1895 in Oswego, New York) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He was the son of Francis W. Doolittle and Olive (Lee) Doolittle. In 1847, he removed to Oswego and became a merchant and manufacturer. In 1849, he married Susan Hitchcock (died 1852). On September 20, 1852, he married Laura J. Mayer Rowe (died 1858), and they had three children. On March 23, 1859, he married Roxy Wilcox, and they had six children.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Oswego Co., 1st D.) in 1869; and Mayor of Oswego in 1874.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (21st D.) in 1876 and 1877.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
John A. Place
New York State Assembly
Oswego County, 1st District

1869
Succeeded by
DeWitt C. Littlejohn
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Charles Kellogg
New York State Senate
21st District

1876–1877
Succeeded by
John W. Lippitt