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us: Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859


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    • us: Choate, Mr. (Rufus), 1799-1859
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1799-10-01
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1859-07-13
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Ipswich (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Halifax (N.S.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Massachusetts
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation End: 1825
    • Organization

        (naf) Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives
    • Affiliation End

        1825
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Massachusetts. General Court. Senate
        • Affiliation End: 1826
    • Organization

        (naf) Massachusetts. General Court. Senate
    • Affiliation End

        1826
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1831
        • Affiliation End: 1834
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Affiliation Start

        1831
    • Affiliation End

        1834
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1841
        • Affiliation End: 1845
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        1841
    • Affiliation End

        1845
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Whig Party (U.S.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Whig Party (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: His Speech of Mr. Choate, of Massachusetts, 1842: t.p. (Senate of the United States)
    • found: Wikipedia, April 3, 2014 (Rufus Choate; born October 1, 1799, Ipswich, Massachusetts; died July 13, 1859 in Halifax, Nova Scotia; lawyer, orator, United States senator from Massachusetts)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website, viewed March 17, 2016 (Choate, Rufus, a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Essex, Mass., on October 1, 1799; graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1819; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Danvers, Mass., in 1823; member, State house of representatives 1825; member, State senate 1826; moved to Salem in 1828; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1831, to June 30, 1834, when he resigned; moved to Boston in 1834; elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Daniel Webster and served from February 23, 1841, to March 3, 1845; retired from political life to devote his time to law; member of the State constitutional convention in 1853; attorney general of Massachusetts in 1853; died in Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 13, 1859; interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.)
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    • 1980-03-13: new
    • 2016-03-18: revised
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