Representative John BALDWIN

YEARS 1772-1850
OFFICE Representative
STATE Connecticut
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 19th (1825-1827), 20th (1827-1829)

Representative John BALDWIN Biography

BALDWIN, John, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Mansfield, Conn., April 5, 1772; attended the common schools; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1797; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1800 and commenced practice in Windham, Conn.; probate judge of Windham County 1818-1824; elected as an Adams to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1829); affiliated with the Whig Party after its formation; resumed the practice of law; died in Windham, Windham County, Conn., March 27, 1850; interment in Windham Cemetery. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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