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Gore, Christopher, 1758-1827

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Personal name headingGore, Christopher, 1758-1827
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See alsoMassachusetts. Governor (1809-1810 : Gore)
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Birth date1758-09-21
Death date1827-03-01
Place of birthBoston (Mass.)
Place of deathWaltham (Mass.)
AffiliationHarvard College (1636-1780)
Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives
Massachusetts. General Court. Senate
Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
Federal Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationLawyers Public prosecutors Diplomats Legislators Governors
Found inHammond, C.A. "Gay and graceful style", c1982: t.p. (Christopher Gore) p. 87 (b. 9/21/1758, d. 3/1/1827)
Massachusetts. Governor (1809-1810 : Gore). His Excellency Governor Gore's speech, to the legislature of Massachusetts, 1809.
Glashan, R. American governors and gubernatorial elections, 1975: p. 136, etc. (Christopher Gore; became governor of Mass. May 1, 1809; succeeded by Elbridge Gerry on June 2, 1810)
Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, Mar. 3, 2016 (Gore, Christopher, a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., September 21, 1758; graduated from Harvard College in 1776; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Boston; member of the State constitutional convention in 1788; member, State house of representatives 1788-1789, 1808; United States attorney for the district of Massachusetts 1789-1796; commissioner to England 1796-1803; Charge d'Affaires at London 1803-1804; member, State senate 1806-1807; Governor of Massachusetts 1809; appointed and subsequently elected to the United States Senate as a Federalist to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Lloyd and served from May 5, 1813, until May 30, 1816, when he resigned; overseer of Harvard University 1810-1815 and a fellow 1812-1820; died in Waltham, Mass., March 1, 1827; interment in Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Mass.)
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