Robert Monell

Robert Monell (April 25, 1787 – November 29, 1860) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.

LifeEdit

Monell was born in Columbia County, New York on April 25, 1787.[1] Monell studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1809, and commenced practice at Binghamton, New York. In 1811, he removed to Greene. He was a member from Chenango County of the New York State Assembly in 1814-15.

Monell was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the 16th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1819, to March 3, 1821.

He was again a member of the State Assembly in 1825, 1826 and 1828; and was D.A. of Chenango County in 1827.

Monell was elected as a Jacksonian to the 21st United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1829, to February 21, 1831, when he resigned. He was Judge of the Sixth Circuit Court from 1831 to 1846. Afterwards he resumed the practice of law;

He died in 1860 in Greene, New York, and was buried at the Hornby Cemetery.

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Robert Monell (id: M000853)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 189, 202f, 206, 292, 356 and 371; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 15th congressional district

1819–1821
with Joseph S. Lyman
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

1829–1831
Succeeded by