Samuel Atkins Eliot

Samuel Atkins Eliot

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 29 Jan 1862 (aged 63)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Thistle Path, Lot 713
Memorial ID 7500044 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. A distinguished Boston figure, he attended the Boston Latin School, graduated from Harvard University in 1817 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1820. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1834-37), Mayor of Boston, (1837-39) and served in the Massachusetts State Senate, (1843-44). In 1850, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert C. Winthrop, serving until 1851. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he was treasurer of Harvard University, (1842-53).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7500044
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Atkins Eliot (5 Mar 1798–29 Jan 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7500044, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .