Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814

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Dates:
Birth 1744-07-17
Death 1814-11-23

Biographical notes:

American statesman.

From the description of Copy of a letter : Paris, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs [Talleyrand], 1798 Apr. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269595261

From the description of Letter, 1790 June 18, New York, to John Hancock, [Boston]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15174967

Declaration of Independence signer from Massachusetts.

From the description of Letter to [James Warren] and portrait, 1776 June 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55225566

From the description of Elbridge Gerry letter to Mercy Otis Warren, 1805 August 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 80016601

United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, statesman, and governor of Massachusetts.

From the description of Elbridge Gerry papers, [1948]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58781753

U.S vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and U.S. representative from and governor of Massachusetts.

From the description of Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901 (bulk 1776-1814). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981852

At this time, Elbridge Gerry was the governor of Massachusetts.

From the description of Letter to Charles Bigelow, 1810 December 13? (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866102

Biographical Note

  • 1744, July 17: Born, Marblehead, Mass.
  • 1758 - 1762 : Attended Harvard College,Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1772 - 1773 : Representative, Massachusetts General Court
  • 1774 - 1775 : Member, Massachusetts Provincial Congress
  • 1776 - 1780 : Delegate, Continental Congress
  • 1778: Delegate, price-fixing convention, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1783 - 1785 : Delegate, Continental Congress
  • 1785 - 1786 : Member, Massachusetts House of Representatives
  • 1786: Married Ann Thompson
  • 1787: Delegate, Constitutional Convention,Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1789 - 1793 : Member, United States House of Representatives
  • 1797 - 1798 : Member, XYZ mission to France
  • 1810 - 1812 : Governor of Massachusetts
  • 1813 - 1814 : Vice president of the United States
  • 1814, Nov. 23: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Elbridge Gerry Papers, 1772-1901, (bulk 1776-1814), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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