William Hogan (New York)

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William Hogan (July 17, 1792 - November 25, 1874) was a United States Representative from New York. He was born in the parish of St. Paul’s Covent Garden, London, England, on July 17, 1792. He immigrated to the United States in 1803 with his parents, who settled in New York City. He pursued classical studies and graduated from Columbia College in 1811. Hogan served in the War of 1812 and fought in the Battle of Plattsburgh. He studied law, was admitted to the bar but did not engage in practice.

He served as a member of the New York State Assembly, was county judge of Franklin County, and was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1833). Hogan was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1832 to the Twenty-third Congress. He was appointed examiner of claims on March 30, 1855, and subsequently became a translator in the U.S. State Department, serving until October 8, 1869. He died in Washington, D.C. on November 25, 1874, with interment in Trinity Church Cemetery, New York City.


Preceded by
Isaac Finch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 19th congressional district

March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833
Succeeded by
Sherman Page