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George Cabot

  • Birth 3 Dec 1752 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 18 Apr 1823 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 20495184

U.S. Senator. Educated at Harvard College, he was a member of the Massachusetts State Provincial Congress in 1775 and a delegate to the Massachusetts State constitutional convention of 1777, which ratified the Constitution of the United States in 1787. In 1791, he was elected to the United States Senate and served until 1796. He was appointed the first Secretary of the Navy in the Cabinet of President John Adams in 1798, but declined. He was a member of the executive council of Massachusetts, (1808-14). He also was the great-great-great-grandfather of U.S. Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. He was later re-interred with family members to his current location at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. This is George Cabot's original burial location.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: The Guardian
  • Added: 17 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20495184
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Cabot (3 Dec 1752–18 Apr 1823), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20495184, citing Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .