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 James Timothy Pratt

James Timothy Pratt

Birth
Cromwell, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 11 Apr 1887 (aged 84)
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 19616 · View Source
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US Congressman. He served as Mayor of Hartford, Connecticut from 1826 to 1829, and in the Connecticut State Militia, where he rose to the rank of Major General. After serving terms in the state Legislature and Senate, he was elected as a Democrat to represent Connecticut's 1st Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1853 to 1855. He unsuccessfully ran for Governor in 1858, and was a member of the Peace Convention in 1861 that attempted to head off the sectional crisis that resulted in the Civil War.

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  • Added: 19 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19616
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Timothy Pratt (21 Dec 1802–11 Apr 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19616, citing Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .