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Thomas Weston Thompson

  • Birth 15 Mar 1766 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 1 Oct 1821 Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Burial Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Plot Lot 476
  • Memorial ID 8067139

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He graduated from Harvard University in 1786, studied law, admitted to the bar in 1791 and proceeded to practice law in Salisbury, New Hampshire. He was postmaster of Salisbury, (1798-1803) and a member of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, (1807-08, 1813-14). In 1805, he was elected as a Federalist to the Ninth Congress, serving until 1807. After his term he was New Hampshire State Treasurer, (1809-11). In 1814, he was elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Nicholas Gilman and served until his death at age 55.

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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 7 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8067139
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Weston Thompson (15 Mar 1766–1 Oct 1821), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8067139, citing Old North Cemetery, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .