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Abraham Baldwin

senator , university president

Abraham Baldwin, American senator, university president. member Georgia House of Assembly from Wilkes County, 1785; member Continental Congress, 1785-1788; member United States Constitutional Convention, 1787; member United States House of Representatives (Federalist) from Georgia, 1st-5th congresses, 1789-1799; member United States Senate from Georgia, 1799-1807, president pro tem, 1801.

Background

Baldwin, Abraham was born on November 22, 1754 in North Gilford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Michael and Lucy (Dudley) Baldwin.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1772.

Membership

Member Georgia House of Assembly from Wilkes County, 1785. Member Continental Congress, 1785-1788. Member United States Constitutional Convention, 1787.

Member United States House of Representatives (Federalist) from Georgia, 1st-5th congresses, 1789-1799. Member United States Senate from Georgia, 1799-1807, president pro tem, 1801.

Connections

father:
Michael Baldwin

mother:
Lucy (Dudley) Baldwin