Stephen T. Hayt
He was the son of John C. Hayt (1787–1854) and Martha (Towner) Hayt. On November 19, 1856, he married Margaret C. Townsend at Palmyra, New York. Their son was Stephen Thurston Hayt, Jr.
At the New York state election, 1866, he was elected a Canal Commissioner on the Republican ticket, and was in office from 1867 to 1869. He was defeated for re-election at the New York state election, 1869 by Democrat William W. Wright.
He was buried at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Corning, NY.
-  Political Graveyard
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough, Stephen C. Hutchins and Edgar Albert Werner (1867; pages 400, 406 and 505)
-  Entry at FreePages Genealogy
- A Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, and Hight Families by David Webster Hoyt (Printed for the author by the Providence Press Co., 1871; page 500)
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