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Elisha Reynolds Potter
Birth: Nov. 5, 1764
Kingston
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1835
South Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA

US Congressman. A veteran of the Revolutionary War, he worked at blacksmithing and agriculture before taking up the law profession. He was a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1793 to 1796, 1798 to 1808, 1816 to 1817 and from 1819 until his death, serving many times as speaker of that body. From 1796 to 1797 and again from 1809 to 1815 he served as Representative from Rhode Island in the United States Congress. He was the father of Congressman Elisha Reynolds Potter(bio by: Jen Snoots) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Mawney Potter (1779 - 1835)*
 
 Children:
  William Henry Potter (1816 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Colonel Thomas Potter Cemetery
South Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Aug 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15552148


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