Alexander H. Buell

Alexander Hamilton Buell (July 14, 1801 – January 29, 1853) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Alexander H. Buell
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 17th district
In office
March 4, 1851 – January 29, 1853
Preceded byHenry P. Alexander
Succeeded byBishop Perkins
New York State Assembly
In office
Personal details
Born(1801-07-14)July 14, 1801
Fairfield, New York
DiedJanuary 29, 1853(1853-01-29) (aged 51)
Washington, D.C.
Political partyDemocratic
Occupationowner of general stores

Born in Fairfield, New York, Buell attended the local district schools and Fairfield Academy. He engaged in mercantile pursuits in Fairfield, and maintained general stores in other cities. He served as a member of the New York State Assembly in 1845.

Buell was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1851, until his death in Washington, D.C., on January 29, 1853. He was interred in the Episcopal Cemetery, Fairfield, New York.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Alexander H. Buell (id: B001038)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry P. Alexander
Representative from
New York's 17th congressional district

March 4, 1851 – January 29, 1853
Succeeded by
Bishop Perkins