Thomas Taber II (May 19, 1785 – March 21, 1862) was a United States Representative from New York.
New York is a state in the Northeastern United States. New York was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.54 million residents in 2018, it is the fourth most populous state. To distinguish the state from the city in the state with the same name, it is sometimes called New York State.
Taber was born in Dover, New York, and attended the common schools. He worked in agriculture before becoming a member of the New York State Assembly in 1826.
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Taber was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomas Jackson Oakley and served from November 5, 1828, to March 3, 1829.
He died in the village of Roslyn on Long Island at age 76 and was buried at the Friends Cemetery in Westbury. He was the father of Stephen Taber, also a Congressman.
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Thomas Jackson Oakley
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