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Elijah Brigham
Birth: Jul. 7, 1751
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1816
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. Elected as a Federalist to represent Massachusetts' 11th District in the Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses, he served from 1811 until his death in office. A 1778 graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, Brigham studied law but never practiced, preferring instead to work as a merchant in his hometown of Westborough (now Northborough). His first political office was as a member of the State House of Representatives (1791 to 1793), followed by 11 terms in the State Senate between 1795 and 1810. During that time he was also a Justice of the Court of Common Pleas (1795 to 1811) and State Councilor (1799 to 1800, 1806). Although well respected as a politician and jurist, Brigham's effectiveness in Congress was hampered by his allegiance to the fading Federalist Party, which would dissolve soon after his death. He was buried at Congressional Cemetery in Washington DC. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
Congressional Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 30, Site 14
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Apr 21, 2003
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