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us: Varnum, Joseph B. (Joseph Bradley), 1750 or 1751-1821


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  • Fuller Name

    • Joseph Bradley
  • Variants

    • us: Varnum, Mr. (Joseph Bradley), 1751-1821
    • us: Varnum, Joseph Bradley, 1751-1821
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) [1750-01-29,1751-01-29]
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1821-09-21
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Dracut (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Dracut (Mass.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1780
        • Affiliation End: 1785
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Massachusetts. General Court. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1786
        • Affiliation End: 1795
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1795
        • Affiliation End: 1811
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1811
        • Affiliation End: 1817
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1792-1828)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Massachusetts. General Court. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1817
        • Affiliation End: 1821
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Farmers
          (lcsh) Legislators
            (lcsh) Judges
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Varnum, Joseph B. (Joseph Bradley), 1751-1821
        • Sources

          • found: His An address, delivered to the Third Division of Massachusetts Militia, 1800: t.p. (Joseph B. Varnum)
          • found: DAB (Varnum, Joseph Bradley; served in American Revolution; member Mass. House and Senate; member U.S. House and Senate; acting vice-president of U.S.; b. Jan. 29, 1750/51; d. 9/11/1821)
          • found: MWA/NAIP files (usage: Joseph B. Varnum; Mr. Varnum)
          • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, June 13, 2016 (Varnum, Joseph Bradley, (brother of James Mitchell Varnum), a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Dracut, Middlesex County, Mass., January 29, 1750 or 1751; largely self-taught; farmer; served in the Revolutionary Army; member, State house of representatives 1780-1785; member, State senate 1786-1795; delegate to the State convention that ratified the Federal Constitution in 1788; justice of the court of common pleas; chief justice of the court of general sessions; elected to the Fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1795, to June 29, 1811, when he resigned, having been elected Senator; Speaker of the House during the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses; chairman, Committee on Elections (Fifth Congress); elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate in 1811 to fill the vacancy in the term commencing March 4, 1811, and served from June 29, 1811, to March 3, 1817; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Thirteenth Congress; chairman, Committee on Militia (Fourteenth Congress); delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1820; member, State senate 1817-1821; died in Dracut, Mass., September 21, 1821; interment in Varnum Cemetery)
        • Change Notes

          • 1986-11-06: new
          • 2016-06-16: revised
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