Seth Hastings

Seth Hastings

Birth
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Nov 1831 (aged 69)
Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7499284 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Harvard University in 1782, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1786 and commenced to practice law in Mendon, Massachusetts. He was the Mendon town treasurer, (1794-95) and elected one of the first school commissioners, in 1796. In 1801, he was elected as a Federalist to the Seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Levi Lincoln, reelected to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses, serving until 1807. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the Massachusetts State Senate, (1810-14) and chief justice of the Worcester County Court, (1819-28).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7499284
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Seth Hastings (8 May 1762–19 Nov 1831), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7499284, citing Old Cemetery, Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .