Joseph Reynolds (congressman)
Joseph Reynolds (September 14, 1785 – September 24, 1864) was an American farmer fron New York who served as a brigadier general of state militia troops during the War of 1812, as a judge, and as a U.S. Representative from New York.
He organized a company of riflemen for service in the War of 1812, and served as a major, colonel, and brigadier general in the State troops. He was a Justice of the Peace 1815-1837, and was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1819.
He served as judge of Cortland County 1821-1839, and as supervisor of the town of Cortlandville 1825-1835.
He was elected the first president of the village of Cortland, New York in 1864. He died in Cortland on September 24, 1864, and was interred in the Cortland Rural Cemetery.
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
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