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Benjamin Gorham

Benjamin Gorham, American congressman, lawyer. member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1814-1818, 41, Massachusetts Senate, 1819-1821, 23; member United States House of Representatives (filled vacancies) from Massachusetts, 16th-17th, 20th-21st 23d congresses, November 6, 1820-1823, July 23, 1827-1831, 33-35.

Background

  • Gorham, Benjamin was born on February 13, 1775 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nathaniel Gorham.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Harvard, 1795. Studied law.

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1814-1818, 41, Massachusetts Senate, 1819-1821, 23. Member United States House of Representatives (filled vacancies) from Massachusetts, 16th-17th, 20th-21st 23d congresses, November 6, 1820-1823, July 23, 1827-1831, 33-35.

    Connections

    • father: Nathaniel Gorham. Gorham
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    Born February 13, 1775
    Died September 27, 1855
    (aged 80)
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