Joseph Hammons Edit Profile
In addition, he studied medicine in Ossipee, Carroll County, New Hampshire and commenced practice in Farmington, Strafford County, New Hampshire in 1817.
He was the only physician in town for many years. Elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses, Hammons served as United States Representative for the state of New Hampshire from (March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833). After leaving Congress, he continued his practice and was postmaster at Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire from June 1833 until his death.
Hammons died in Farmington, Strafford County, New Hampshire, on March 29, 1836 (age 49 years, 26 days). He is interred at the Hammons Family Cemetery, Farmington, Strafford County, New Hampshire.
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