John M. Carroll (politician)
Life and career
John M. Carroll was born in Springfield, New York on April 27, 1823. He attended Fairfield Seminary and graduated from Union College with a degree in civil engineering in 1846, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Society and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After college he taught school while studying law and attained admission to the bar in 1848. He practiced in Fonda and Broadalbin, and relocated to Johnstown in 1862.
Death and burial
Carroll died in Johnstown on May 8, 1901 and was buried in Johnstown Cemetery.
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|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 18th congressional district
William A. Wheeler