Jacob LeFever

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Jacob LeFever, New York Congressman.

Jacob LeFever (April 20, 1830 - February 4, 1905) was a U.S. Representative from New York, father of Frank Jacob Le Fevre.

Born in New Paltz, New York, Le Fever attended New Paltz Academy and Amenia Seminary. Supervisor of the town in 1861 and 1862. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Ulster Co., 2nd D.) in 1863, 1864, 1865 and 1867. He served as delegate to many Republican State conventions. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1888.

Le Fever was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1897). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress. He served as president of the Huguenot National Bank until his death in New Paltz, New York, on February 4, 1905. He was interred in New Paltz Rural Cemetery.


 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John A. Quackenbush
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 18th congressional district

Succeeded by
John H. Ketcham