Jacob Tyson

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Jacob Tyson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Preceded by Churchill C. Cambreleng
John J. Morgan
Succeeded by Joshua Sands
Personal details
Born October 8, 1773
Staten Island, New York
Died July 16, 1848 (aged 74)
Staten Island, New York
Political party Crawford

Jacob Tyson (October 8, 1773 – July 16, 1848) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.


Tyson attended the common schools. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced law. He was Supervisor of the Town of Castleton, Staten Island from 1811 to 1821. He was First Judge of the Richmond County Court from 1822 to 1840.

Tyson was elected as a Crawford Democratic-Republican to the 18th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1823, to March 3, 1825. He was a member of the New York State Senate in 1828.

He was buried at the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church Cemetery in Port Richmond, Staten Island.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Churchill C. Cambreleng
John J. Morgan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Joshua Sands
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Cadwallader D. Colden
New York State Senate
First District (Class 2)

Succeeded by
Stephen Allen