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Daniel Wardwell (May 28, 1791 - March 27, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Bristol, Rhode Island, Wardwell was graduated from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, in 1811. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Rome, New York. He moved to Mannsville, New York, in 1814. He served as judge of the court of common pleas for Jefferson County, New York.

Wardwell was elected to the State assembly 1825-1828.

Wardwell was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second, Twenty-third, and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1837). He served as chairman of the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions (Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1836. He returned to Rome, New York, and resumed the practice of law. He died in Rome, New York, March 27, 1878. He was interred in Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville, New York.


United States House of Representatives
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York

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