May 15, 1749 Hingham Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA
Apr. 14, 1820 Worcester Worcester County Massachusetts, USA
US Congressman, Continental Congressman, Massachusetts Governor. Elected to represent Massachusetts' as At-Large in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1800 to 1801. Also served as a State Court Judge in 1775, Delegate to the Massachusetts State Constitutional Convention in 1779, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Massachusetts in 1781, Member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives in 1796, Member of the Massachusetts State Senate in 1797, United States Attorney General from 1801 to 1805, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts in 1807, and Governor of Massachusetts from 1808 to 1809.