Saturday, July 9, 2011

Potters in Congress, 1774-1971

The Biographical Dictionary of the American Congress, 1774-1971, published by the U.S. Printing Office, 1971, lists these eleven Potter ancestors who were members of Congress:

Allen POTTER, 1818-1885, representative from Michigan
Charles Edward POTTER, b. 1916, representative and senator from Michigan
Clarkson Nott POTTER, 1825-1882, representative from New York
Elisha Reynolds POTTER, 1764-1835, representative from Rhode Island
Elisha Reynolds POTTER, Jr.,  1811-1882, representative from Rhode Island
Emery Davis POTTER, 1804-1896, representative from Ohio
John Fox POTTER, 1817-1899, representative from Wisconsin
Orlando Brunson POTTER, 1823-1894, representative from New York
Robert POTTER, about 1800-1841, representative from North Carolina
Samuel John POTTER, 1753-1804, representative from Rhode Island
William Wilson POTTER, 1792-1839, representative from Pennsylvania

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