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Government official , journalist , senator

Joseph Carter Abbott, American journalist, senator, government official. member North Carolina Constitutional Convention, 1868; member United States Senate from North Carolina, 1868-1871.

Background

Abbott, Joseph Carter was born on July 15, 1825 in Concord, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Aaron and Nancy (Badger) Abbott.

Education

Graduate Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.

Career

General N.H., 1860; editor Boston Atlas and Bee, 1859-1861. Editor Wilmington Post, 1871-1881.

Membership

Member North Carolina Constitutional Convention, 1868. Member United States Senate from North Carolina, 1868-1871.

Connections

mother:
Nancy (Badger) Abbott