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Gray, William, 1750-1825

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Personal name headingGray, William, 1750-1825
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Birth date1750
Death date1825
Found inNUCMC data from Rutgers Univ. Libr. for Political papers, 1755-1972 (William Gray, lt. gov. Mass.; fl. 1797-1798)
WwasWA, 1607-1896 (Gray, William; merchant, state ofcl.; b. Lynn, Mass., July 8, 1750; s. of Abraham & Lydia (Calley) G.; served in Rev. War; one of 1st N.E. merchants to enter trade with Russia, India, China, became one of leading merchants of Salem, Mass.; del. to Mass. Conv. which ratified U.S. Constn., 1788; member Mass. Senate, 1807-09; supported embargo policies of Jefferson and Madison; lt. gov. Mass., 1810-1812; pres. Boston br. Bank of U.S., 1811-1816; died Boston, Nov. 3, 1825)