Jehiel H. Halsey
He was the son of Congressman Silas Halsey (1743–1832). Halsey removed to Herkimer County in 1793 with his parents, and settled in what is now the town of Lodi in Seneca County. He attended the common schools. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was County Clerk of Seneca County from 1819 to 1821.
Halsey was elected as a Jacksonian to the 21st United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1829, to March 3, 1831. He was Chairman of the Committee on Accounts.
He was Surrogate of Seneca County from 1837 to 1843, and Supervisor of the Town of Lodi from 1845 to 1846.
He was buried at the West Lodi Cemetery.
Congressman Nicoll Halsey (1782–1865) was his brother.
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 26th congressional district
1829 - 1831
with Robert S. Rose
|New York State Senate|
George B. Throop
|New York State Senate
Seventh District (Class 1)