Orlando Hubbs

Orlando Hubbs ( born February 18, 1840 in Commack, Suffolk County, New York, † December 5, 1930 in Smithtown, New York ) was an American politician. Between 1881 and 1883 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Orlando Hubbs attended the public schools of his home. In 1856 he moved to Northport, where he worked in the carriage and wagon construction. He was then in Hunters Point ship's carpenter. After the Civil War Hubbs moved to New Bern in North Carolina, where he was engaged in trade. In North Carolina, he was involved in the founding of the local Republican Party, whose member he was also. Between 1871 and 1881 he was sheriff in Craven County.

In the congressional elections of 1880 he was in the second constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William H. Kitchin on March 4, 1881. Since he resigned in 1882 to run again, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1883. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Hubbs 1890 returned to New York, where he settled in Central Islip. There he worked in agriculture. Between 1902 and 1908 he was a deputy in the New York State Assembly; in the years 1910 and 1911 he was a member of the local state Senate. Orlando Hubbs spent his life in Smithtown, where he died on 5 December 1930.