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Samuel Thatcher

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Preceded by  Silas Lee
Education  Harvard College
Alma mater  Harvard College
Party  Federalist Party

Profession  lawyer
Succeeded by  Thomson J. Skinner
Name  Samuel Thatcher
Resigned  March 3, 1805
Samuel Thatcher
Born  July 1, 1776 Cambridge, Massachusetts (1776-07-01)
Role  Former United States Representative
Died  July 18, 1872, Bangor, Maine, United States
Previous offices  Representative 1803–1805, Representative 1802–1803

Samuel Thatcher (July 1, 1776 – July 18, 1872) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.

He was born in Cambridge, Mass., July 1, 1776; was graduated from Harvard University in 1793; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1797 and commenced practice in New Gloucester, Maine (then a district of Massachusetts); moved to Warrren in 1800; member of the Massachusetts house of representatives 1801–1811; was elected as a Federalist to the Seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Silas Lee; reelected to the Eighth Congress and served from December 6, 1802, to March 3, 1805; sheriff of Lincoln County, Maine, 1814–1821; member of the Maine house of representatives in 1824; moved to Bangor, Maine, in 1860, and died there July 18, 1872; interment in Bangor's Mount Hope Cemetery.


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