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Benjamin C. Eastman
Birth: Oct. 24, 1812
Franklin County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1856
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA

US Congressman. Elected as a Democrat to represent Wisconsin's 2nd District in the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses, he served from 1851 to 1855. The son of a Maine politician, he studied law privately there and in New York, and was admitted to the bar in 1838. That year he moved to the Wisconsin Territory, settling as an attorney in Platteville, Grant County. He was an early booster for Wisconsin statehood. Prior to his election to the US House Eastman was secretary of the Territorial Legislative Council (1843 to 1846) and District Attorney for Grant County. He declined to seek a third Congressional term and returned to Platteville, where he died at 43. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
Family links: 
  Samuel Eastman (1784 - 1864)
  Jane Hitchcock Eastman (1786 - 1865)
  Samuel Eastman (1810 - 1832)*
  Benjamin C. Eastman (1812 - 1856)
  Ezekiel Porter Eastman (1817 - 1860)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hill Cemetery
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 100, Grave 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6822522
Benjamin C. Eastman
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Benjamin C. Eastman
Added by: Ron Porter
Benjamin C. Eastman
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My 5th cousin 3x removed.
- Timothy Eastman
 Added: Jan. 27, 2015
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- Bobb Edwards
 Added: Apr. 29, 2011
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