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Thomas Dwight

  • Birth 29 Oct 1758 Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 2 Jan 1819 Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Laurel Avenue East 257
  • Memorial ID 7481742

US Congressman. Elected as a Federalist to represent Massachusetts' 5th District in the Eighth Congress, he served from 1803 to 1805. A 1778 graduate of Harvard College, Dwight spent virtually his whole life in his hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts, where he was a practicing attorney. Prior to his election to Congress he was a member of the State House of Representatives (1794 to 1795) and the State Senate (1796 to 1803), and afterwards he was selectman of Springfield (1806 to 1809, 1811) and a member of the Governor's Council (1808 to 1809).

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  • Added: 24 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7481742
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Dwight (29 Oct 1758–2 Jan 1819), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7481742, citing Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .