James F. Starbuck

American lawyer and politician

James F. Starbuck (September 5, 1816 in Scipio, Cayuga County, New York – December 11, 1880) was an American lawyer and politician.

James F. Starbuck
A small, white house with a man in a tuxedo and top hat looking at the house
James F. Starbuck at the Starbuck Mansion in Watertown, New York c. 1870s
New York State Senate
In office
1876–1877
Personal details
Born(1816-09-05)September 5, 1816
Scipio, New York
DiedDecember 11, 1880(1880-12-11) (aged 64)

LifeEdit

Starbuck was born on September 5, 1816 in Scipio, New York.[1] He attended Western Reserve College in 1836.[1] He moved to Watertown, New York in 1839.[2] Starbuck was admitted to the bar in 1844, and practiced in Watertown.[1]

Starbuck was a secretary for the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1846. Starbuck was District Attorney of Jefferson County from 1850 to 1854.[2]

 
Starbucks gravestone in Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, New York

He was a member of the New York State Senate (18th D.) in 1876 and 1877.[2] Starbuck died on December 11, 1880.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Ex-Senator Starbuck" (PDF). The New York Times. December 12, 1880. Retrieved June 10, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Monroe, Joel Henry (1912). Through Eleven Decades of History: Watertown, a History from 1800 to 1912.
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Andrew C. Middleton
New York State Senate
18th District

1876–1877
Succeeded by
Henry E. Turner