Asa Fitch

Asa Fitch

Birth
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 24 Aug 1843 (aged 77)
Salem, Washington County, New York, USA
Burial Salem, Washington County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7738415 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. During the Revolutionary War, he served as a Sergeant in the Continual Army and after the war, he studied medicine and became a practicing physician in Salem, New York. He was Salem Justice of the Peace, (1799-1810), president of the Washington County Medical Society 1806-11) and county judge in 1810. In 1811, he was elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth Congress, serving until 1813. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his position as county judge, (1814-21), president of the Washington County Medical Society, (1814-26) and practiced machine until his death at age 77.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 5 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7738415
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Asa Fitch (10 Nov 1765–24 Aug 1843), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7738415, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Salem, Washington County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .