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 Walter Booth

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Walter Booth

Birth
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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jan Franco
  • Added: 12 Apr 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10764829
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10764829/walter-booth : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Booth (8 Dec 1791–30 Apr 1870), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10764829, citing East Cemetery, Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .