Walter Booth

Walter Booth

Woodbridge, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 30 Apr 1870 (aged 78)
Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section 3
Memorial ID 10764829 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Woodbridge, Connecticut, he became a wealthy merchant and manufacturer in Meriden, Connecticut, and served in the Connecticut State Militia, rising to Major General. After serving as a county court judge and in the Connecticut State Assembly, he was elected as a Free Soil Party candidate to represent Connecticut's 2nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. He served a single term from 1849 to 1851, and was defeated for re-election in 1850 by Democrat Colin M. Ingersoll. He continued his successful Meriden manufacturing business, and passed away in 1870.

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