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George Cabot

businessman , senator

George Cabot, senator, businessman. Member Massachusetts Provincial Congress, 1776; member Massachusetts Convention which adopted United States Constitution, 1788; member United States Senate from Massachusetts, June 1791-May 1796, framed Act of 1792 granting bounties for codfishing.

Background

Cabot, George was born on December 3, 1751 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Higginson) Cabot.

Education

Educated Harvard.

Career

Member Massachusetts Provincial Congress, 1776. Director Massachusetts Bank, 1784. Member Massachusetts Convention which adopted United States Constitution, 1788.

Promoter Essex Bridge and Beverly Cotton Manufactory, 1788. Member United States Senate from Massachusetts, June 1791-May 1796, framed Act of 1792 granting bounties for codfishing. President Boston branch United States Bank, 1803.

Director Suffolk Insurance Company. President Boston Marine Insurance Company, circa 1809.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Provincial Congress, 1776. Member Massachusetts Convention which adopted United States Constitution, 1788. Member United States Senate from Massachusetts, June 1791-May 1796, framed Act of 1792 granting bounties for codfishing.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Higginson, 1774.

father:
Joseph Cabot

mother:
Elizabeth (Higginson) Cabot

spouse:
Elizabeth Higginson