Henry Baldwin

Henry Baldwin

New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 21 Apr 1844 (aged 64)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 5, Lot 146
Memorial ID 5666 · View Source
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United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, US Congressman. Elected to represent Pennsylvania’s 14th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1817 until his resignation in 1822. Nominated to the Supreme Court by President Andrew Jackson to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Bushrod Washington and confirmed by Congress in 1830, he served as an Associate Justice until his death in 1844. In 1837 he published the influential work “A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and Government of the United States". Originally interred in Oak Hill Cemetery in Washington, DC, his remains were re-interred in Greendale Cemetery. He was the half-brother of United States Constitution Signer Abraham Baldwin.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Baldwin (14 Jan 1780–21 Apr 1844), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5666, citing Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .