BUNNER, Rudolph (1779-1837)

BUNNER, RUDOLPH, a Representative from New York; born in Savannah, Wayne County, N.Y., August 17, 1779; was graduated from Columbia College, at New York City, in 1798; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., from 1819 until 1822; moved to Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., in October 1822; engaged in manufacturing and served as a director in the Oswego Cloth & Carpet Manufacturing Co.; also was an extensive landowner; member of the first board of directors of the Oswego Canal Co.; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth Congress (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1829); died in Oswego, N.Y., July 16, 1837; interment in Riverside Cemetery.