Joseph Hammons

Birth
Cornish, York County, Maine, USA
Death 29 Mar 1836 (aged 49)
Farmington, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Farmington, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 18267613 · View Source
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US Congressman. After studying medicine in Ossipee, New Hampshire, he began a practice as a physician in Farmington in 1817. He was a Fellow of the New Hampshire Medical Society and a member of the Strafford District Medical Society. In 1828 Dr. Hammons was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Jacksonian and served two terms, 1829 to 1833. He did not run for reelection in 1832 and returned to Farmington. In 1833 he was appointed Postmaster of Dover, New Hampshire, a position he still held at his death.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 6 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 18267613
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Hammons (3 Mar 1787–29 Mar 1836), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18267613, citing Hammons Family Cemetery, Farmington, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .