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 Benjamin Tappan

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Benjamin Tappan Famous memorial

Birth
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 20 Apr 1857 (aged 83)
Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Burial Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section: L Lot: 2 Grave: 8
Memorial ID 8136774 View Source

U.S. Senator. While working as a printer and engraver, he studied law, admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Ravenna, Ohio in 1799. He was a member of the Ohio State Senate (1803-05) and served as a Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. After the war, he was judge of the fifth Ohio Circuit Court of Common Pleas (1816-23), and United States district judge of Ohio in 1833. In 1839, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1845. After leaving the Senate, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 28 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8136774
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8136774/benjamin-tappan : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Tappan (25 May 1773–20 Apr 1857), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8136774, citing Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .