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Samuel Dexter
Birth: May 14, 1761
Death: May 4, 1816

US Congressman, Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Elected to Represent MAs 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1793 to 1795. Elected as a Senator from Massachusetts in the United States Senate, serving from 1799 to 1800, when he resigned to accept a Cabinet appointment in the administration of President John Adams. Served as Secretary of War in 1800 and as Secretary of the Treasury in 1801. He unsuccessfully ran for Massachusetts Governor in 1816, shortly before he died. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Catherine Gordon Dexter (1761 - 1841)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel William Dexter (____ - 1863)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Mar 31, 2002
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Samuel Dexter: Sir, you will be remembered as an early American statesman who served both in Congress and in the Presidential Cabinet. You were elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives and served 1788 to 1790. Then you were elected to the 3rd...(Read more)
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