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Henry Dearborn

army officer , congressman , physician , secretary of war

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.

Connections

Married Mary Bartlett, 1771. Married second, Dorcas Marble, 1780.

father:
Simon Dearborn

mother:
Sarah (Marston) Dearborn

spouses:
Mary Bartlett

Dorcas Marble