1817 – Isaac Whitbeck Van Schaick Born

On this date was born in Coxsackie, New York.  He moved to Milwaukee in 1861 and engaged in the flour-milling business. Van Schaick, a Republican, served in local, state and national government, culminating his political career as a United States Senator(1885-1887) and Congressman (1889-1891). Van Schaick moved to Catonsville, Baltimore County, Maryland in 1894 where he lived in retirement until his death on August 22, 1901. He is buried in Athens Cemetery, Athens, New York. [Source: ]