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us: Trumbull, Joseph, 1782-1861

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    • us: Trumbull, Mr. (Joseph), 1782-1861
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        Lebanon (Conn.)
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        Hartford (Conn.)
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        • Organization: United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1834
        • Affiliation End: 1843
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        • found: His Speech of the Hon. Mr. Trumbull, of Connecticut, on the treasury note bill, 1840.
        • found: NUC pre-1956 (Trumbull, Joseph, 1782-1861)
        • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, 1989 (Trumbull, Joseph; lawyer; businessman; congressman; governor of Conn.; grad. Yale, 1801; b. 12/7/1782, Lebanon, Conn.; d. 8/4/1861, Hartford, Conn.)
        • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, viewed online May 4, 2015 (TRUMBULL, Joseph, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Lebanon, Conn., Dec. 7, 1782; completed preparatory studies; was graduated from Yale College in 1801; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1803 at Windham, Conn., and commenced practice in Hartford, Conn.; in 1828 became president of the Hartford Bank and later of the Providence, Hartford & Fishkill Railroad Co.; member of the State house of representatives in 1832; elected to the Twenty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William W. Ellsworth and served from Dec. 1, 1834, to Mar. 3, 1835 [House of Representatives]; resigned the presidency of the bank in Nov. 1839; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses (Mar. 4, 1839-Mar. 3, 1843); again a member of the State house of representatives in 1848; Governor of Connecticut in 1849 and 1850; again elected to the State house of representatives in 1851; died in Hartford, Conn., Aug. 4, 1861; interment in the East Cemetery, Lebanon, Conn.)
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