Joseph Bouck

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican politician
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Birth22 July 1788
Death 30 March 1858, Middleburgh, Schoharie County, New York, U.S.A.
(aged 69 years)
PoliticsJacksonian Democracy, Democratic Party


Joseph Bouck (July 22, 1788 – March 30, 1858) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York serving from 1831 to 1833.


Born on Bouck’s Island, near Fultonham, New York, Bouck attended the rural schools of his native county. He was brother of William C. Bouck, and uncle of Gabriel Bouck.


Bouck engaged in agricultural pursuits for many years in Schoharie County until his change of residence to Middleburgh. He served as inspector of turnpike roads in Schoharie County in 1828.

Elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress Bouck served as United States Representative for the twelfth district of New York from March 4, 1831 to March 3, 1833. He returned to his private life in Middleburgh, New York.


Bouck died on March 30, 1858 (age 69 years, 251 days). He is interred at Middleburgh Cemetery, Middleburgh, New York. Resided in Middleburgh, New York, until his death on March 30, 1858.