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Origen Storrs Seymour

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Birth
Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death
12 Aug 1881 (aged 77)
Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
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Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Add to Map
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Yale College in 1824, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1826, and commenced to practice law in Litchfield, Connecticut. He served as the Litchfield County Clerk (1836 to 1844) and was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives (1842, 1849 to 1850). In 1851, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, serving until 1855. After leaving Congress, he was a Connecticut Superior Court Judge (1855 to 1863) and was a Connecticut Supreme Court Judge from 1870 until he retired by age limitation in 1874. After leaving the bench, he was chairman of the commission to settle the boundary dispute between Connecticut and New York in 1876. In 1880, he was again a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, serving until his death. His son, Edward W. Seymour, was also a U.S. Congressman.

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Yale College in 1824, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1826, and commenced to practice law in Litchfield, Connecticut. He served as the Litchfield County Clerk (1836 to 1844) and was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives (1842, 1849 to 1850). In 1851, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, serving until 1855. After leaving Congress, he was a Connecticut Superior Court Judge (1855 to 1863) and was a Connecticut Supreme Court Judge from 1870 until he retired by age limitation in 1874. After leaving the bench, he was chairman of the commission to settle the boundary dispute between Connecticut and New York in 1876. In 1880, he was again a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, serving until his death. His son, Edward W. Seymour, was also a U.S. Congressman.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: Oct 30, 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8045464/origen_storrs-seymour: accessed ), memorial page for Origen Storrs Seymour (9 Feb 1804–12 Aug 1881), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8045464, citing East Cemetery, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.