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Adolphus Hitchcock Tanner (May 23, 1833 - January 14, 1882) was a U.S. Representative from New Yorkmarker.


Born in Granvillemarker, Washington County, New Yorkmarker, Tanner completed preparatory studies. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1854 and commenced practice in Whitehall, New York.

During the Civil War, Tanner entered the Union Army in 1862 as a captain. He was subsequently commissioned lieutenant colonel of the One Hundred and Twenty-third Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, and served until the close of the war.

Tanner was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1871). He resumed the practice of law in Whitehall, New York, and died there January 14, 1882. He was interred in Evergreen Cemetery, Salem, New York.


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