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 Judah Dana

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Judah Dana Famous memorial

Birth
Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death
27 Dec 1845 (aged 73)
Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Burial
Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID
7229462 View Source

U.S. Senator. He graduated from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, in 1795, studied law, admitted to the bar in 1798 and opened a law practice in Fryeburg, Maine. He was prosecuting attorney of Oxford County, (1805-11), judge of probate (1811-22), judge of the court of common pleas and also a circuit judge, (1811-23). He was a delegate to the Maine State constitutional convention in 1819, which a committee appointed him to draw up a constitution for Maine and was a member of the Maine Executive Council, in 1834. In 1836, he was appointed as a Jacksonian to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Ether Shepley, serving until 1837. He then retired from public service and practiced law until his death at age 73.

U.S. Senator. He graduated from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, in 1795, studied law, admitted to the bar in 1798 and opened a law practice in Fryeburg, Maine. He was prosecuting attorney of Oxford County, (1805-11), judge of probate (1811-22), judge of the court of common pleas and also a circuit judge, (1811-23). He was a delegate to the Maine State constitutional convention in 1819, which a committee appointed him to draw up a constitution for Maine and was a member of the Maine Executive Council, in 1834. In 1836, he was appointed as a Jacksonian to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Ether Shepley, serving until 1837. He then retired from public service and practiced law until his death at age 73.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7229462
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7229462/judah-dana: accessed ), memorial page for Judah Dana (25 Apr 1772–27 Dec 1845), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7229462, citing Fryeburg Village Cemetery, Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.