Charles Wentworth Upham

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Charles Wentworth Upham

Birth
Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada
Death 15 Jun 1875 (aged 73)
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot lot 132 anemone path
Memorial ID 15205570 · View Source
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US Congressman. He immigrated to the United States in 1816, settled in Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard University in 1821. He was a member of the State House of Representatives from 1840 to 1849 and a unsuccessful Whig candidate for election to the Thirty-second Congress in 1850. A delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1853, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress and served from 1853 to 1855. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he became a member of the State Senate in 1857, serving as president in 1858, and again a member of the State House of Representatives in 1859 and 1860.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 10 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15205570
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Wentworth Upham (4 May 1802–15 Jun 1875), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15205570, citing Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .