Robert McClellan

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This article is about the Congressman. For the NY treasurer, see Robert McClellan (NY treasurer). For the Illinois politician, see Robert H. McClellan.

Robert McClellan (October 2, 1806 – June 28, 1860) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Livingston, New York, McClellan was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1825. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced his profession in Middleburgh, New York from 1828 to 1843.

McClellan was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839).

McClellan was elected to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843). He served as chairman of the Committee on Patents (Twenty-seventh Congress). He died in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, June 28, 1860. He was interred in Greenwood Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Aaron Vanderpoel
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district

1837–1841
Succeeded by
Aaron Vanderpoel
Preceded by
Aaron Vanderpoel
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district

1841–1843
Succeeded by
seat eliminated

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