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 James Trecothick Austin

James Trecothick Austin

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 May 1870 (aged 86)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Lot 1695 Columbine Path
Memorial ID 97123096 · View Source
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He was the 22nd Massachusetts Attorney General.

Austin was the son of Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, and Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts Jonathan L. Austin.

He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1802, 3rd in his class; admitted to the bar 1805; became a MA politician.He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1824.

Austin wrote a biography of his father-in-law, The Life of Elbridge Gerry, 2 vols. (Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1828-1829).


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 97123096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Trecothick Austin (7 Jan 1784–8 May 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97123096, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Member#47194125 (contributor 47194125) .