George Ashmun

George Ashmun

Birth
Blandford, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 17 Jul 1870 (aged 65)
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Holly Path East 210
Memorial ID 7481785 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Graduating from Yale in 1823, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and commencedto practice law in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1828. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, (1833, 35-36, 38, 41) and a member of the Massachusetts State Senate, (1838-39). In 1845, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth, Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses, serving until 1851. After leaving Congress, he was director of the Union Pacific Railroad Company and practiced law until his death at age 66.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7481785
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Ashmun (25 Dec 1804–17 Jul 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7481785, citing Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .