Benjamin Woodward (New York)

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Benjamin Woodward (February 28, 1780 – May 11, 1841 Beaver Brook, Sullivan County, New York) was an American politician from New York.


He was the son of Hezekiah Woodward.

In 1807, Benjamin Woodward removed to Mount Hope, and Woodward was for some time Postmaster there.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Orange Co.) in 1814-15, 1820-21 and 1826.

He was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention (Orange Co.) of 1821.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (2nd D.) from 1827 to 1830, sitting in the 50th, 51st, 52nd and 53rd New York State Legislatures.

He was buried at the Mount Hope Plains Cemetery in Otisville.


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New York State Senate
Preceded by
James Burt
New York State Senate
Second District (Class 4)

Succeeded by
David M. Westcott