RIPLEY, ELEAZAR W
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(1782-1839), major-general, was a member of the Massachusetts Legislature from 1810 to 1812. He served in the attack on York (now Toronto), Canada, and commanded a brigade under General Brown on the Niagara frontier, fighting at Chippewa and Niagara. He was prominent in defence of Fort Erie. He represented Louisiana in the U.S. Congress as a Jackson Democrat from 1835 to 1839.
By John Franklin Jameson