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Joseph Story

  • Birth 18 Sep 1779 Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 10 Sep 1845 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot NARCISSUS PATH, Lot 313
  • Memorial ID 5663

US Congressman, United States Supreme Court Justice. Elected to Represent Massachusetts’ 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives to fill the void caused by the death of Congressman Jacob Crowninshield, serving from 1808 to 1809. In 1811 he was appointed as an Associate Justice to the United States Supreme Court by President James Madison, and served for 34 years until his death in 1845. Story County in Iowa is named after him.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5663
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Story (18 Sep 1779–10 Sep 1845), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5663, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .