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James Asheton Bayard, Sr

  • Birth 28 Jul 1767 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 6 Aug 1815 Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 7503341

US Congressman, US Senator. Elected to represent Delaware as an At-Large Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1797 to 1803. Appointed by the Delaware General Assembly as a Senator to the United States Senate to fill a vacancy and served from 1804 to 1805, when he was elected outright for the seat. Served from 1805 to 1813. After leaving the Senate he was appointed by President James Madison as a member of the commission to negotiate peace with Great Britain in 1813. He was also active in the signing of the treaty of Ghent in 1814.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7503341
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Asheton Bayard, Sr (28 Jul 1767–6 Aug 1815), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7503341, citing Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .