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Joshua Cushman

clergyman , congressman

Joshua Cushman, American clergyman, congressman. member Massachusetts Senate from Kennebec County 1810; member Massachusetts House of Representatives Winslow, 1811-1812; member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (later Maine), 16th-18th congresses, 1819-1825; member Maine Senate, 1828.

Background

Cushman, Joshua was born on April 11, 1761 in Halifax, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abner and Mary (Tillson) Cushman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1791.

Career

Ordained religious teacher Congregational Church, Winslow, Massachusetts (later Maine). Member Massachusetts Senate from Kennebec County 1810. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives Winslow, 1811-1812.

Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (later Maine), 16th-18th congresses, 1819-1825. Member Maine Senate, 1828.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Senate from Kennebec County 1810. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives Winslow, 1811-1812. Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (later Maine), 16th-18th congresses, 1819-1825.

Member Maine Senate, 1828.

Connections

Married Lucy Jones, September 13, 1802.

father:
Abner Cushman

mother:
Mary (Tillson) Cushman

spouse:
Lucy Jones