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Thaddeus Betts
Birth: Feb. 4, 1789
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1840
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Senator, Connecticut Lieutenant Governor. Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, he graduated from Yale College in 1807, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1810 and returned to Norwalk to commence practice. After membership in the State House of Representatives (1815, 1830) and State Senate (1831), he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut and served three terms, under Governors John Samuel Peters (1831 to 1833) and Samuel A. Foot (1834 to 1835). A Whig, Betts was elected to the US Senate and served from March 1839 until his death in office. There is a cenotaph for him at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
Note: Name is misspelled on cenotaph
Congressional Cemetery *
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 57, Site 114
*Cenotaph [?]
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Marie & Dale V.
Record added: Nov 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22633845
Thaddeus Betts
Added by: Marie & Dale V.
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