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Joshua Beal Ferris

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Preceded by  Thomas B. Butler
Name  Joshua Ferris
Party  Whig Party
Succeeded by  Charles Marvin
Education  Yale College

Preceded by  Thomas B. Butler
Died  June 8, 1886
Succeeded by  Clark Bissell
Role  Member of the bar
Resting place  Stamford
Preceded by  Royal L. Gay, Selleck Scofield
Succeeded by  Selleck Scofield, Samuel Lockwood

Joshua Beal Ferris (January 13, 1804 – June 8, 1886) was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives representing Stamford from 1838 to 1839, and a member of the Connecticut Senate representing Connecticut's 12th Senate District from 1840 to 1842, and from 1849 to 1851. In 1851, he was Senate President Pro Tempore.

He graduated from Yale College in 1823, and thereafter opened a preparatory school in Stamford, where he taught until 1833.

He was admitted to the bar in 1829, and began practicing law in Fairfield County in 1833.

In the election of 1848, Ferris was elected a presidential elector for the Whig Party. He cast his vote for Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore for President and Vice President of the United States.

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