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Simeon Baldwin

congressman , jurist

Simeon Baldwin, American congressman, jurist. member United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, 8th Congress, 1803-1805.

Background

Baldwin, Simeon was born on December 14, 1761 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Ebenezer and Bethiah (Barker) Baldwin.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1781.

Career

Admitted to New Haven (Connecticut) bar, 1786. Clerk of the United States District and Circuit Court Justices for Connecticut, 1789-1806. Collector revenue, city alderman New Haven.

Member United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, 8th Congress, 1803-1805. Judge Superior Court Connecticut, 1806, Connecticut Supreme Court of the Errors, 1808-1818. Mayor New Haven, 1826.

Membership

Member United States House of Representatives from Connecticut, 8th Congress, 1803-1805.

Connections

Married Rebecca Sherman, July 29, 1787. Married second, Mistress.

father:
Ebenezer Baldwin

mother:
Bethiah (Barker) Baldwin

spouses:
Rebecca Sherman

Mistress