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John Appleton
Birth: Feb. 11, 1815
Beverly
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1864
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Bowdoin College Maine, in 1834, studied law at the Cambridge Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced the practice of law in Portland, Maine. He was editor of the Eastern Argus in 1838, register of probate for Cumberland County, Maine, (1840, 42-44) and chief clerk of the Navy Department, (1845-48). He was also Minister to Bolivia, (1848-49). In 1851, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress, serving until 1853. Not a candidate for reelection, he served as secretary of the legation in London, in 1855, Assistant Secretary of State, (1857-60) and Minister to Russia, (1860-61). He resigned for health reasons and died at age 49. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Plot: Sec-A Lot-477 Grv-2
 
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Record added: Apr 03, 2001
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