JOHN WARD HUNTER: Congressman, b. in Brooklyn, N.Y., 15 October 1807. He was educated in the common schools of Brooklyn, engaged in business there in 1836-65, was assistant auditor in the custom house. In 1866 was elected as a Republican to fill out the unexpired term of Joseph Humphrey, dec., serving from December, 1866 till March, 1867. He was Mayor of Brooklyn in 1875-76.
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