Still, in 1890, in active practice and recognized as an able member of h is profession. In 1857 he was elected to the thirty-fourth Congress from N ew York city. He served as a member of the House of Representatives to t he end of that Congress, and declined a second nomination. Residence, in 1 890, New York city. Died, suddenly, in the National (Yellowstone) Park, Ju ly 24, 1890, while on his way home from Alaska with Mrs. Pelton. Mr. Pelt on was educated at the public schools and at Sedg- wick Institution, Gre at Barrington, Mass., and at Oberlin College, Ohio; studied law at Kinderh ook, N. Y., and at other places, going to New York before 1856, where he h ad a long and honorable career as a lawyer in the law fi rm of G. R. & T. D. Pelton, of 167 Broadway. In Congress he served with ho nor on the Committee of Commerce; in New York he held a number of offic es of honor and trust, and at death was a member of the Cable Road Commiss ion; in all positions being a sound counsellor and a genial man. He w as a member of the Union League Club, a prominent Mason, and an officer a nd stockholder in a manufacturing rubber company. He left a competency.