John Denison Baldwin


John Denison Baldwin Famous memorial

North Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 8 Jul 1883 (aged 73)
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7505085 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the Yale Divinity School in 1834, was licensed to preach and assumed Congregational pastorates in West Woodstock, Connecticut, (1834-47). In addition, he was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, (1847-52), engaged in newspaper work and was a popular anthropological writer. Relocating to Boston, Massachusetts, in 1852, he was owner-editor of the Worcester Spy newspaper and a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860. In 1863, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses, serving until 1869. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed his anthropological writing and newspaper interests until his death at age 74.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 May 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Denison Baldwin (28 Sep 1809–8 Jul 1883), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7505085, citing Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .