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Henry Dearborn

Henry Dearborn, American army officer, physician, congressman, secretary of war. member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts, 3d-4th congresses, 1793-1797.

Background

  • Dearborn, Henry was born on February 23, 1751 in North Hampton, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Simon and Sarah (Marston) Dearborn.

  • Education

    • 1 son, Henry Alexander Scammell D. Organizer, captain company, N.H. Militia, 1772. Commissioned major 3d Hampshire Regiment, 1777. Commissioned brigadier general, then major general N.H. Militia.

      Deputy quartermaster general with rank of colonel on General.

    Career

    • Organizer, capt; major 3d Hampshire Regt. General N.H. Militia. General with rank of col.

      Major general United States Army by Madison, 1812, served in War of 1812. Minister to Portugal, 1822-1824.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts, 3d-4th congresses, 1793-1797.

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    • Married Mary Bartlett, 1771. Married second, Dorcas Marble, 1780.
    • father: Simon Dearborn
    • mother: Sarah (Marston) Dearborn
    • spouses: Mary Bartlett
    • Dorcas Marble
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    Died June 6, 1829
    (aged 78)
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