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 John Bell

John Bell

Birth
Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 23 Mar 1836 (aged 70)
Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 8515597 · View Source
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Governor of New Hampshire 1828-1829. Elected as State Representative from Londonerry (1799-1800), before moving to Chester. Also elected State Senator (1803-1804) and Councillor (1817-1823). Served as High Sheriff of Rockingham County (1823-1828). An Adams Democrat, he defeated incumbent Governor Benjamin Pierce, father of the 14th U.S. president Franklin Pierce, in 1828. However, as an incumbent, he lost to Benjamin Pierce in the next election for Governor in 1829. Also elected as New Hampshire Governor, his younger brother Samuel Bell (1819-1823) and son Charles Henry Bell (1881-1883).

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  • Originally Created by: Bruce
  • Added: 16 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8515597
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bell (20 Jul 1765–23 Mar 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8515597, citing Chester Village Cemetery, Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .