Joshua Coit

Joshua Coit

Birth
New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 5 Sep 1798 (aged 39)
New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section 3
Memorial ID 7367820 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Harvard College in 1776, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in New London, Connecticut, in 1779. He was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives (1784-85, 1789-90, 1792- 93) and served as floor speaker in 1793. In 1793, he was elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the Third Congress, reelected as a Federalist to the Fourth and Fifth Congresses, serving until his death at age 39.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 19 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7367820
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua Coit (7 Oct 1758–5 Sep 1798), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7367820, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .