|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 22nd district
December 3, 1838 – March 3, 1839
|Preceded by||Andrew DeWitt Bruyn|
|Succeeded by||Stephen B. Leonard|
|Born||June 21, 1786
|Died||June 5, 1850 (aged 63)
Ithaca, New York
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Phebe Gregory Beers|
|Children||John R Beers
George D Beers
Born in Newtown, Connecticut, Beers moved with his parents to New York City. He obtained a limited education in the public schools. He married Phebe Gregory, and they had two sons, John and George.
Beers engaged in mercantile pursuits and the lumber business. He moved to Ithaca, New York, in 1821 and engaged in the mercantile business. As well as his business pursuits, he served as delegate to the Democratic State convention at Herkimer in 1830. He was appointed commissioner of deeds at Ithaca in 1837.
Elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Andrew DeWitt Bruyn Beers was U. S. Representative for the twenty-second district of New York, and served from December 3, 1838, to March 3, 1839. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1838, but served as delegate to the New York and Erie Railroad Convention at Ithaca in 1839. He resumed his former business pursuits in Ithaca, New York.
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|United States House of Representatives|
Andrew DeWitt Bruyn
|Representative of the 22nd Congressional District of New York
December 3, 1838, to March 3, 1839
Stephen B. Leonard
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