Stephen T. Hayt

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Stephen Thurston Hayt (June 5, 1822 Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York - August 31, 1907 Corning, Steuben County, New York) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

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.

He was a delegate to the 1860, 1868 and 1884 Republican National Conventions.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (27th D.) from 1864 to 1866, sitting in the 87th, 88th and 89th New York State Legislatures.

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.

Sources[edit]

New York State Senate
Preceded by
Charles Cook
New York State Senate
27th District

1864–1866
Succeeded by
John I. Nicks