Clarkson Nott Potter

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Clarkson Nott Potter

Clarkson Nott Potter (April 25, 1825 – January 23, 1882) was an American civil engineer, then (1848-1868) a practising lawyer in New York City, and in 1869-1875 and in 1877-1881 a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He was President of the American Bar Association from 1881 to 1882.

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Potter was the son of Bishop Alonzo Potter of Pennsylvania. He had at least five brothers:

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Potter, Henry Codman". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.  This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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Preceded by
William H. Robertson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 10th congressional district

March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1873
Succeeded by
Fernando Wood
Preceded by
Charles St. John
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th congressional district

March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Succeeded by
Benjamin A. Willis
Preceded by
N. Holmes Odell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 12th congressional district

March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
Succeeded by
Waldo Hutchins