Clinton D. MacDougall

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Clinton D. MacDougall
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 26th district
In office
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Preceded by William H. Lamport
Succeeded by John H. Camp
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 25th district
In office
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Preceded by William H. Lamport
Succeeded by Elias W. Leavenworth
Personal details
Born Clinton Dugald MacDougall
June 14, 1839
Glasgow, Scotland
Died May 24, 1914(1914-05-24) (aged 74)
Paris, France
Resting place Arlington National Cemetery
Political party Republican

Clinton Dugald MacDougall (June 14, 1839 – May 24, 1914) was a United States Representative from New York.

Life and career[edit]

Born near Glasgow, Scotland, he immigrated to Canada in 1842 with his parents, who later settled in Auburn, New York. He pursued an academic course, studied law, and engaged in banking from 1856 to 1869. He was commissioned captain in the 75th New York Volunteer Infantry on September 16, 1861; lieutenant colonel of the 111th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, August 20, 1862; colonel January 3, 1863; and brevet brigadier general of Volunteers February 25, 1865. He was honorably mustered out on June 4, 1865. In 1869 he was appointed postmaster of Auburn.

MacDougall was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1877. He represented New York's 25th congressional district and New York's 26th congressional district. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1876. He served as United States Marshal of the northern judicial district of New York from 1877 to 1885 and from 1901 to 1910. He died in Paris, France in 1914; interment was in Arlington National Cemetery.

References[edit]

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William H. Lamport
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 25th congressional district

March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Succeeded by
Elias W. Leavenworth
Preceded by
William H. Lamport
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 26th congressional district

March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Succeeded by
John H. Camp