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Rantoul, Robert, Jr., 1805-1852

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Personal name headingRantoul, Robert, Jr., 1805-1852
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Variant(s)Rantoul, Robert, 1805-1852
Birth date1805-08-13
Death date1852-08-07
Place of birthBeverly (Mass.)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
AffiliationHarvard University
Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives
United States. Congress. Senate
United States. Congress. House
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationLawyers Legislators Public prosecutors
Found inHis Eulogy on the Hon. Levi Woodbury, 1852: t.p. (Hon. Robert Rantoul, Jr.)
MoSU-L/NLT files (hdg.: Rantoul, Robert, 1805-1852)
NUCMC data from Beverly Hist. Soc. for Rantoul, R. Papers, 1792-1900 (Robert Rantoul, son of Robert Rantoul, 1778-1858)
Biog. dir. of Amer. Cong. (Rantoul, Robert, 1805-1852; U.S. Rep. from Beverly, Mass.)
DAB (Rantoul, Robert, 1805-1852, reformer)
Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, May 3, 2016 (Rantoul, Robert, Jr., a Senator and a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Beverly, Mass., August 13, 1805; attended the common schools and Phillips Andover Academy, Andover, Mass.; graduated from Harvard University in 1826; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1829 and commenced practice in Salem; moved to South Reading in 1830, to Gloucester in 1832, and to Boston in 1838, and practiced law; member, State house of representatives 1835-1839; member of the commission to revise the laws of Massachusetts; member of the State board of education 1837-1842; United States district attorney for Massachusetts 1846-1849; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Daniel Webster and served from February 1 to March 3, 1851; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1851, until his death in Washington, D.C., on August 7, 1852; interment in Central Cemetery, Beverly, Mass.)
OCLC, May 13, 2016 (usage: Robert Rantoul, Jr.)
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