Ausburn Birdsall

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Ausburn Birdsall
Ausburn Birdsall.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 22nd district
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Preceded by Stephen Strong
Succeeded by Henry Bennett
Personal details
Born November 13, 1814 (1814-11-13)
Otego, New York
Died July 10, 1903 (1903-07-11) (aged 88)
New York City, New York
Citizenship  United States
Political party Democratic Party

Louisa Birdsall

Eliza Reynolds Montgomery Birdsall

Ausburn Birdsall

Grace Birdsall



Ausburn Birdsall (November 13, 1814 – July 10, 1903) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York.


Born in Otego, New York, Birdsall was the son of Michael and Wealthy Webster Birdsall. He married Louisa and they had a son, Ausburn.[1] His second wife was Eliza Reynolds Montgomery[2] and they had a daughter, Grace.


Birdsall was a lawyer in private practice. He served as district attorney of Broome County, New York.

Birdsall was elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress as United States Representative for the twenty-second district of New York from March 4, 1847 to March 3, 1849.[3] He served as supply supervisor of the United States Navy.


Birdsall died in Manhattan, New York County, New York, on July 10, 1903 (age 88 years, 239 days). His original interment was at Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, New York, and his reinterment in 1910 was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Ausburn Birdsall". Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ausburn Birdsall". Find A Grave. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Ausburn Birdsall". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ausburn Birdsall". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ausburn Birdsall". Find a Grave. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Stephen Strong
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 22nd congressional district

March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Succeeded by
Henry Bennett

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website