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John Henry Clifford
Birth: Jan. 16, 1809
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1876
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

Governor of Massachusetts. In 1827, after graduating from Brown University in his hometown Providence, Rhode Island John Henry Clifford moved to New Bedford and opened a law practice. After a eight year stint as a private attorney he was elected to the the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1835. Within a few months of this he would be appointed as aid to Governor Edward Everett during his 1836 term. He then began a ten year run as a prosecutor serving as District Attorney for Southern Massachusetts from 1839 to 1849. He served in the Senate from 1845 until being appointed Attorney General in 1849. After serving one term as governor, 1853 to 1854, John Henry Clifford again became the state's Attorney General. He left the state Senate as well as politics for good in 1867.  (bio by: Zachary W.) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Parker Allen Clifford (1808 - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  Ruth Clifford (1833 - 1833)*
  Mary Clifford (1836 - 1842)*
  Anna Clifford (1838 - 1909)*
  Edward Everett Clifford (1840 - 1842)*
  Robert Winthrop Clifford (1842 - 1843)*
  Charles Warren Clifford (1844 - 1923)*
  Ellen Clifford (1846 - 1930)*
  Walter Clifford (1849 - 1912)*
  Arthur Clifford (1852 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rural Cemetery
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Zachary W.
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
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