|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 1st district
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851
|Preceded by||Elisha Embree|
|Succeeded by||James Lockhart|
|Member of the Indiana House of Representatives|
|Born||June 10, 1800|
|Died||December 16, 1863 (aged 63)|
Born in Fairfax, Virginia, Albertson moved to Salem, Indiana, and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1838–1840. He moved to Floyd County in 1835 and settled in Greenville, near New Albany, and resumed agricultural pursuits.
Albertson was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851). As a congressman, he voted in favor of the Fugitive Slave Act. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1850 to the Thirty-second Congress.
Later career and death
He resumed agricultural pursuits. He moved to Keokuk, Iowa, in 1853 and engaged in mercantile pursuits. He moved to Boonville, Missouri, in 1856 and continued mercantile pursuits. He settled in Central City, Colorado, in 1860 and engaged in the hotel business. He also became interested in mining.
He died in Central City, Colorado, December 16, 1863. He was interred in Central City Graveyard.
- United States Congress. "Nathaniel Albertson (id: A000075)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Nathaniel Albertson at Find a Grave
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.