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 Jonathan Mason

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Jonathan Mason

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 1 Nov 1831 (aged 75)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Fountain Avenue, Lot 3844
Memorial ID 7499744 View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1774, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1779 and commenced to practice law in Boston, Massachusetts. Entering politics, he was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1786-96) and served in the Massachusetts State Senate (1799-1800). In 1800, he was elected as a Federalist to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Benjamin Goodhue, serving until 1803. He then was again a member of the Massachusetts State Senate (1803-04) and served in the Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1805-08). In 1817, he was elected to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses, serving until his resignation in 1820. After leaving Congress, he engaged in the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7499744/jonathan-mason : accessed ), memorial page for Jonathan Mason (12 Sep 1756–1 Nov 1831), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7499744, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .