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Samuel Atkins Eliot
Birth: Mar. 5, 1798
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1862
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

U.S. Congressman. A distinguished Boston figure, he attended the Boston Latin School, graduated from Harvard University in 1817 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1820. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1834-37), Mayor of Boston, (1837-39) and served in the Massachusetts State Senate, (1843-44). In 1850, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert C. Winthrop, serving until 1851. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he was treasurer of Harvard University, (1842-53). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Eliot (1739 - 1820)
  Catherine Atkins Eliot (1758 - 1829)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Lyman Eliot (1802 - ____)*
  Mary Lyman Eliot (1802 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Charles William Eliot (1834 - 1926)*
  Catharine Eliot Storer (1836 - 1882)*
  Frances Anne Eliot Foote (1838 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Thistle Path, Lot 713
 
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Record added: May 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7500044
Samuel Atkins Eliot
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