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Andrew McCord (ca. 1754 Stony Ford, Orange County, New Yorkmarker - 1808 Stony Ford, Orange County, New Yorkmarker) was a United States Representative from New York. The name is often spelled MacCord, especially in newspapers of the time.

Life

He was the son of John McCord who came in 1729 from Irelandmarker to Cape Codmarker with Charles Clinton.

He attended the common schools and Newburgh Academy. He was a delegate to the convention at New Paltzmarker on November 7, 1775 to choose deputies to the Second Provincial Congress, and was quartermaster in the Ulster Countymarker Militia from January 31, 1787 on. He served as captain of the Ulster County Militia and resigned on April 10, 1798.

In 1795, 1796, 1798, 1800, 1802 and 1807 he was a member of the New York State Assembly, serving as Speaker in 1807.

McCord was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Eighth Congress, holding office from March 4, 1803 to March 3, 1805, after which he engaged in agricultural pursuits. He died at Stony Ford in 1808, and was buried in the family burying ground on his farm near Stony Ford.

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