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Rufus Blodgett
Birth: Oct. 9, 1834
Dorchester
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1910
Long Branch
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

U.S. Senator. Moving to Long Branch, New Jersey, in 1866, he was builder of railroad equipment and president of the Long Branch City Bank. He was a member, New Jersey State Assembly, (1878-79) and superintendent of the New York & Long Branch Railroad, (1884-87). In 1887, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1893. Not a candidate for reelection, he was Mayor of Long Branch, (1893-98) and engaged in the railroad and banking business, until his death at 75. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Wentworth Village Cemetery
Wentworth
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Nov 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8066829
Rufus Blodgett
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Rufus Blodgett
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Rufus Blodgett
Added by: Thomas J Fraser
 
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