Ulysses F. Doubleday

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Ulysses Freeman Doubleday (December 15, 1792 – March 11, 1866) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Otsego County, New York, Doubleday received a limited schooling. Learned the art of printing and worked as a printer in Cooperstown, Utica, and Albany, New York. He served at Sackets Harbor in the War of 1812. He established the Saratoga Courier at Ballston Spa. He moved to Auburn, New York, where he published the Cayuga Patriot 1819–1839.

Doubleday was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833). He was appointed inspector of Auburn Prison in 1834.

Doubleday was elected to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837). He engaged in agricultural pursuits in Scipio, New York from 1837 to 1846. He moved to New York City and engaged in mercantile pursuits 1846–1860. He died on March 11, 1866, in Bloomington, Illinois. He was interred in the Bloomington Township Old City Cemetery, Bloomington, Illinois.

He was the father of Thomas D. Doubleday and Major General Abner Doubleday and Brevet Brigadier General Ulysses Doubleday.


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