Thomas Maxwell (1792-1864)


Tioga Point (Athens), Bradford County, Pa.


Official, lawyer
Congressional Service House 1829-31 (D-N.Y.)


Elmira Gazette, 1834-36 (D)

Federal appointments

Postmaster of Elmira, 1834-39
Commissioner of loans, ca. 1843
Other offices
Clerk, Tioga County, N.Y., 1819-29
Deputy clerk, Chemung County, N.Y., 1836
Treasurer, Chemung County, 1836-43
Deputy clerk of state Supreme Court, 1845-?
Served as a regimental quartermaster during War of 1812
Admitted to bar in 1832
Arguably, one of Andrew Jackson's editorial appointees though the postmaster appointment seems to have set Maxwell up as an editor rather than rewarding him for previous service.
Vice President of New York & Erie Railroad, 1841

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