Lorenzo D. Collins

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Lorenzo D. Collins (July 13, 1821 Whitehall, Washington County, New York – July 16, 1898) was an American businessman, banker and politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He removed to West Troy about 1841, and in 1843 opened a grocery and provision store and Livery yard there. In 1850, he added storage and forwarding to his business, and later also owned canal boats.

He was President of the Village of West Troy in 1853; and in 1855 became a director of the Union Bank of Troy.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Albany Co., 4th D.) in 1859 and 1860; and of the New York State Senate (13th D.) in 1866 and 1867.

He was the first Supervisor of the Town of Colonie, elected in 1895. He died of pneumonia, and was buried at the Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands, New York.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Charles H. Adams
New York State Assembly
Albany County, 4th District

1859–1860
Succeeded by
William J. Wheeler
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Ira Shafer
New York State Senate
13th District

1866–1867
Succeeded by
A. Bleecker Banks