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Lemuel Hastings Arnold

  • Birth 29 Jan 1792 Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
  • Death 27 Jun 1852 South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Plot Group FUS Lot 168
  • Memorial ID 7254341

U.S. Congressman, Rhode Island Governor. Graduating from Dartmouth College, in 1811, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1814 and practiced law in Providence, Rhode Island. He was a member of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, (1826-31) and was elected as a 12th Governor of the State of Rhode Island, serving (1831-33). After his term, he was a member of the Rhode Island Executive Council, (1842-43). In 1845, he was elected as a Whig Liberation to the Twenty-ninth Congress, serving until 1847. Retiring from politics, he practiced law until his death at age 60.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 11 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7254341
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lemuel Hastings Arnold (29 Jan 1792–27 Jun 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7254341, citing Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .