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Simeon Baldwin

Simeon Baldwin, American congressman, jurist. member United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, 8th Congress, 1803-1805.

Background

  • Baldwin, Simeon was born on December 14, 1761 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Ebenezer and Bethiah (Barker) Baldwin.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Yale, 1781.

    Career

    • Admitted to New Haven (Connecticut) bar, 1786. Clerk of the United States District and Circuit Court Justices for Connecticut, 1789-1806. Collector revenue, city alderman New Haven.

      Member United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, 8th Congress, 1803-1805. Judge Superior Court Connecticut, 1806, Connecticut Supreme Court of the Errors, 1808-1818. Mayor New Haven, 1826.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, 8th Congress, 1803-1805.

    Connections

    • Married Rebecca Sherman, July 29, 1787. Married second, Mistress.
    • father: Ebenezer Baldwin
    • mother: Bethiah (Barker) Baldwin
    • spouses: Rebecca Sherman
    • Mistress
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    Born December 14, 1761
    Died March 26, 1851
    (aged 89)
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