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New York U.S. Congressman James Humphrey dies suddenly at his home in Brooklyn.

James Humphrey, detail
06/16/1866

James Humphrey, the sitting Republican U.S. Congressman from New York's third congressional district, died at his home in Brooklyn just after midnight.  He had been suffering from a debilitating disease for several years but died suddenly.  His seat was filled later with the Brooklyn Democrat, James Ward Hunter.  Humphrey was fifty-four years old.  (By John Osborne)

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"Humphrey, James," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 393.

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