Powers, Gershom Hon.
The following data is extracted from Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
HON. GERSHOM POWERS, son of John, was born June 11, 1779. After completing his studies he opened a law-office at Auburn, NY, where he had a successful practice. He was assistant justice of Cayuga County Court, and at the end of three years he was elevated to the position of judge. In 1829 he was chosen Representative to Congress. He died January 25, 1831.
Source: Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire