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Thomas Raymond Horton (April, 1822 – July 26, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Fultonville, New York, Horton attended the public schools. He studied law and was admitted to the bar and practiced. He served as member of the board of trustees of Fultonville in 1848. He served as clerk of the board of supervisors of Montgomery County for six years. He was in the Justice of the Peace eight years. He was editor and publisher of the Amsterdam (New York) Recorder from 1841 to 1857.

Horton was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1856. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860. During the Civil War, he served as adjutant of the One Hundred and Fifteenth Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry from 1862 to 1864. He was editor and publisher of the Montgomery County Republican. He died in Fultonville, New York, July 26, 1894. He was interred in the Old Fultonville Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Peter Rowe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 18th congressional district

1855–1857
Succeeded by
Clark B. Cochrane

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Thomas Raymond Horton (April, 1822 – July 26, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Fultonville, New York, Horton attended the public schools. He studied law and was admitted to the bar and practiced. He served as member of the board of trustees of Fultonville in 1848. He served as clerk of the board of supervisors of Montgomery County for six years. He was in the Justice of the Peace eight years. He was editor and publisher of the Amsterdam (New York) Recorder from 1841 to 1857.

Horton was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1856. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860. During the Civil War, he served as adjutant of the 115th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment from 1862 to 1864. He was editor and publisher of the Montgomery County Republican. He died in Fultonville, New York, July 26, 1894. He was interred in the Old Fultonville Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Peter Rowe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from [[New York's 18Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst: congressional district]]

1855–1857
Succeeded by
Clark B. Cochrane
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