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David Daggett
Birth: Dec. 31, 1764
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1851
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

U.S. Senator. At the age of 16, he enrolled at Yale University, graduated with honors in 1783 and then earned a Master’s degree. After leaving Yale, he studied law under the firm of Charles Chauncey of New Haven, was admitted to the bar in 1786 and opened a law practice. He also was an instructor and a founder of the Yale University Law School. He was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives (1791-96, 1805), served on the Connecticut State council (1809-13) and Attorney for New Haven County (1811-13). In 1813, he was elected as a Federalist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Chauncey Goodrich, serving until 1819. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and was an associate instructor at the New Haven Law School. He was chief judge of the Connecticut State Supreme Court (1826-1832) and Mayor of New Haven, (1828-29). After retiring from public service, he was a professor of law at Yale College, until 1848. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Thomas Daggett (1731 - 1807)
  Sebila Stanley Daggett (1730 - 1810)
  Mary L. Daggett (____ - 1854)*
  Wealthy Ann Munson Daggett (1767 - 1839)*
  David Lewis Daggett (____ - 1810)*
  George Washington Daggett*
  Eneas Munson Daggett (____ - 1803)*
  Jane C Daggett*
  Susan Edwards Daggett Dwight (1788 - 1839)*
  Oliver Ellsworth Daggett (1810 - 1880)*
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Grove Street Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
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Record added: Aug 19, 2003
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- Åke Frisk
 Added: Dec. 31, 2014
LEONARD AUGUSTUS DAGGETT died in New Haven, Conn.,April 26,1867, aged 77 years.He was the oldest son of Hon. David (Y. 0. 1783) andWealthy Ann (Monson) Daggett, and was born in New Haven,April 30th, 1790.He read law in the office of his father for a year ...(Read more)
- YellowRoseTX
 Added: Mar. 19, 2014
To a great American.
- Margaret Reed Maryott
 Added: Mar. 6, 2013
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