Oct. 25, 1782 Worcester Worcester County Massachusetts, USA
May 29, 1868 Worcester Worcester County Massachusetts, USA
US Congressman, Massachusetts Governor. Elected to represent Massachusetts' 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1834 to 1841. Also served as a Member of the Massachusetts State Senate from 1812 to 1813, and 1844 to 1845, Member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives from 1814 to 1822, Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives in 1822, Delegate to the Massachusetts State Constitutional Convention in 1820, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts from 1823 to 1824, Justice of the Massachusetts State Supreme Court from 1824 to 1825, Governor of Massachusetts from 1825 to 1834, Mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1848, and Presidential Elector from Massachusetts in 1864.