John F. Collin

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John F. Collin
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Chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy
In office
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th district
In office
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
Preceded byZadock Pratt
Succeeded byPeter H. Silvester
New York State Assembly
In office
1834
Personal details
Born(1802-04-30)April 30, 1802
Hillsdale, New York
DiedSeptember 16, 1889(1889-09-16) (aged 87)
Hillsdale, New York
Political partyDemocratic

John Francis Collin (April 30, 1802 – September 16, 1889) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Hillsdale, New York, Collin attended the common schools and Lenox Academy, Massachusetts. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the State assembly in 1834. Supervisor of Hillsdale.

Collin was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Twenty-ninth Congress). He resumed agricultural pursuits. He died in Hillsdale, New York, September 16, 1889. He was interred in Hillsdale Rural Cemetery.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "John F. Collin (id: C000632)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Zadock Pratt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th congressional district

March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
Succeeded by
Peter H. Silvester