Joseph Story

Joseph Story

Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 10 Sep 1845 (aged 65)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Poplar Ave. Narcissus Path, Lot 313
Memorial ID 5663 · View Source
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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.

Bio by: Russ Dodge

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Joseph Story
Born September 18, 1779
Died September 10, 1845
"He is not here - he is risen"
Sarah Waldo Story
Born May 24, 1784
Died August 22, 1855



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