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Joshua Cushman

Joshua Cushman, American clergyman, congressman. member Massachusetts Senate from Kennebec County 1810; member Massachusetts House of Representatives Winslow, 1811-1812; member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (later Maine), 16th-18th congresses, 1819-1825; member Maine Senate, 1828.

Background

  • Cushman, Joshua was born on April 11, 1761 in Halifax, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abner and Mary (Tillson) Cushman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1791.

    Career

    • Ordained religious teacher Congregational Church, Winslow, Massachusetts (later Maine). Member Massachusetts Senate from Kennebec County 1810. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives Winslow, 1811-1812.

      Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (later Maine), 16th-18th congresses, 1819-1825. Member Maine Senate, 1828.

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts Senate from Kennebec County 1810. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives Winslow, 1811-1812. Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (later Maine), 16th-18th congresses, 1819-1825.

    Member Maine Senate, 1828.

    Connections

    • Married Lucy Jones, September 13, 1802.
    • father: Abner Cushman
    • mother: Mary (Tillson) Cushman
    • spouse: Lucy Jones
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    Died January 27, 1834
    (aged 72)
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