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 Eleazer Wheelock Ripley

Eleazer Wheelock Ripley

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Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 2 Mar 1839 (aged 56)
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Saint Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 11825 · View Source
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War of 1812 Brigadier General, US Congressman. A lawyer and politician who served in the Massachusetts legislature from 1807 to 1809, he fought in the War of 1812, being appointed Brigadier General on April 15, 1814. He was brevetted Major General on July 25, 1814, and received a Congressional Gold Medal for his services. Serveding in the Army until 1820, he moved to Lousiana, becoming a prominent lawyer and planter. He was elected to represent Louisiana's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1835 until his death in office in 1839.


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  • Added: 23 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11825
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleazer Wheelock Ripley (15 Apr 1782–2 Mar 1839), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11825, citing Locust Grove Cemetery, Saint Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .