Daniel Cady

Hon. Daniel Cady


Daniel Cady served in 1849. Born in Canaan, Columbia County, N.Y., Apr. 29, 1773. Father of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902). Admitted to practice 1796. Member, state assembly, 1808-1813; district attorney, fifth district, 1813; Representative in Congress (Federalist), 14th District, 1815-1817; justice of the supreme court, 1847-1855; presidential elector on Republican ticket, 1856. Died in Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y., on Oct. 31, 1859. Interred at Johnstown Cemetery. See, http://bioguide.congress.gov; Program, “A Look at Judge Daniel Cady,” Jul. 27, 2003, Women’s Rights National Historic Park, Seneca Falls, New York. Portrait in 2 Green Bag 290 (1890). Lengthy biographical sketch in The New York Times, Jan. 25, 1855. His portrait is in the Court of Appeals, west hall hallway.

This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.


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