John Adams Harper

John Adams Harper

Deerfield Center, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 18 Jun 1816 (aged 36)
Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot UC-9-W2
Memorial ID 6420713 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy, in 1794, studied law, was admitted to the bar about 1802 and commenced to practice law in Sanbornton, New Hampshire. He was the first Postmaster of Sanbornton, clerk of the New Hampshire State Senate, (1805-08), a member of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, (1809-10) and served in the New Hampshire State Militia, (1809-12). In 1811, he was elected as a Republican to the Twelfth Congress, serving until 1813. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

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