Newton W. Nutting

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Newton W. Nutting

Newton Wright Nutting (October 22, 1840 – October 15, 1889) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Nutting was born in 1840 in West Monroe, New York. He pursued an academic course, studying law and was admitted to the bar. He commenced the practice of law in Oswego, New York.

From January 1, 1864 until January 1, 1867, Nutting served as member of the Oswego County school committee. He subsequently served as the Oswego County district attorney from January 1, 1869 until January 1, 1872.

Nutting later served as an Oswego County Judge, serving from January 1, 1878 until March 4, 1883, when he resigned to take a seat in Congress.

In 1882, Nutting was elected as a Republican to the 48th Congress and served from March 4, 1883 until March 3, 1885. He was defeated fore re-election in 1884 by John S. Pindar.

Following his defeat, Nutting resumed the practice of law in Oswego.

In 1886, was elected to the 50th Congress. He was subsequently re-election in 1888 to the 51st Congress and thus served again from March 4, 1887, until his death. He was succeeded by his immediate predecessor, Sereno E. Payne.

Nutting died on October 15, 1889 in Oswego, New York. He was interred in Riverside Cemetery.

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General references[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Newton W. Nutting (id: N000174)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Joseph Mason
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th congressional district

March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Succeeded by
John S. Pindar
Preceded by
Sereno E. Payne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 27th congressional district

March 4, 1887 – October 15, 1889
Succeeded by
Sereno E. Payne