Latham A. Burrows

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Latham Avery Burrows (August 30, 1792 Groton, New London County, Connecticut - September 25, 1855 Buffalo, Erie County, New York) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He was the son of Rev. Roswell Burrows (1768–1837) and Jerusha (Avery) Burrows (1771–1838). He removed to Oswego, New York. In 1816, he married Sarah Lester.

He was a presidential elector in 1820, voting for James Monroe and Daniel D. Tompkins. Burrows was Clerk of Broome County, New York from 1821 to 1822.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (6th D.) from 1824 to 1827, sitting in the 47th, 48th, 49th and 50th New York State Legislatures.

In 1848, he was Collector of Tolls for the Erie Canal at Buffalo.

New York State Comptroller Lorenzo Burrows (1805–1885) was his brother.

Sources[edit]

New York State Senate
Preceded by
Samuel G. Hathaway
New York State Senate
Sixth District (Class 1)

1824 - 1827
Succeeded by
Grattan H. Wheeler