Simeon Baldwin

Simeon Baldwin

Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 26 May 1851 (aged 89)
North Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 12649749 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Yale College in 1781, was preceptor of the academy at Albany in 1782 and a tutor at Yale College, (1783-86). He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1786 and commenced to practice law in New Haven, Connecticut. He was New Haven City clerk (1789-1800) and clerk of the District and Circuit Courts of the United States for the District of Connecticut, (1790-1803). In 1803, he was elected as a Federalist to the Eighth Congress, serving until 1805. Declining to be a candidate for reelection, he served as an associate judge of the Superior Court, (1806-17), was Mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, in 1826 and served as president of the board of commissioners that located the Farmington Canal, (1822-30).

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