Andrew K. Hay

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Andrew Kessler Hay
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
Preceded by James G. Hampton
Succeeded by Nathan T. Stratton
Personal details
Born (1809-01-19)January 19, 1809
Lowell, Massachusetts
Died February 7, 1881(1881-02-07) (aged 72)
Winslow Township, New Jersey
Political party Whig
Profession Politician

Andrew Kessler Hay (January 19, 1809 – February 7, 1881) was an American Whig Party politician who represented New Jersey's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1849 to 1851.

Hay was born near Lowell, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. He completed preparatory studies and was employed in the manufacture of window glass. He moved to Waterford Works, New Jersey in Winslow Township, New Jersey in 1829, and engaged in the manufacture of glass. He was also largely interested in real estate and agriculture

Hay was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress, serving in office from March 4, 1849 to March 3, 1851, but declined to be a candidate for renomination to the Thirty-second Congress.

After leaving Congress, he resumed his business interests. He was a presidential elector on the Republican ticket in the United States presidential election, 1872. He was president of the Camden and Atlantic Railroad from 1872 to 1876.

Hay died in Winslow Township on February 7, 1881, and was interred in Colestown Cemetery in what is now Cherry Hill Township, New Jersey.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James G. Hampton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1849–March 3, 1851
Succeeded by
Nathan T. Stratton