GUYON, JAMES, JR., a Representative from New York; born in Richmond, Richmond County, N.Y.,
December 24, 1778; pursued an academic course; appointed captain of the Second Squadron, First
Division of Cavalry, in 1807; member of the State assembly 1812-1814; promoted to the rank of
major in 1814, and in 1819 colonel of the First Regiment of Horse Artillery; successfully contested the
election of Ebenezer Sage as a Republican to the Sixteenth Congress and served from January 14,
1820, to March 3, 1821; was not a candidate for renomination; engaged in farming; died in
Richmond, N.Y., March 9, 1846; interment in St. Andrew's Cemetery.