Thomas P. Grosvenor
|Member of the|
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
January 29, 1813 –March 3, 1817
|Preceded by||Robert Le Roy Livingston|
|Succeeded by||Philip J. Schuyler|
|Constituency|| 6th district (1813)|
5th district (1813–17)
|Member of the|
New York State Assembly
from Columbia County
July 1, 1810 –June 30, 1812
Thomas Peabody Grosvenor
December 20, 1778
|Died||April 24, 1817 38) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Jane Hanson|
|Parents||Seth Grosvenor (1748 - 1808)|
|Relatives||Alexander Contee Hanson (brother-in-law)|
|Alma mater||Yale College|
Thomas Peabody Grosvenor (December 20, 1778 in Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut – April 24, 1817 in Waterloo, Howard County, Maryland) was a United States Representative from New York.
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Thomas Peabody Grosvenor was born on December 20, 1778 in Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut. He was the son of Seth Grosvenor (1748–1808) and the grandson of John Grosvenor (1711–1804) and Hannah Dresser (1711–1782). He pursued classical studies, and graduated from Yale College in 1800, where he was President of the Society of Brothers in Unity.He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Hudson, New York.
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Afterwards he engaged in the practice of law in Baltimore, Maryland, but died a month later.Among his papers, was a book he wrote, entitled A Sketch of the Life, last sickness and death, of Mrs. Mary Jane Grosvenor that was published posthumously.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Robert Le Roy Livingston,
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 6th congressional district
with Asa Fitch
Thomas B. Cooke
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 5th congressional district
Philip J. Schuyler