Timothy Pickering

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In 1799 Fort Pickering in Salem, Massachusetts was named for him. [17]

In 1942, a United States Liberty ship named the SS Timothy Pickering was launched. She was lost off Sicily in 1943.

Until the 1990s, Pickering's ancestral home, the circa 1651 Pickering House, was the oldest house in the United States to be owned by the same family continually.

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  3. Mary Pickering, sister of Timothy, was married to Salem Congregational minister Dudley Leavitt, for whom Salem's Leavitt Street is named. A Harvard-educated native of Stratham, New Hampshire, Leavitt died an untimely death in 1762 at age 42. Mary Pickering Leavitt remarried Nathaniel Peaselee Sargeant of Haverhill, Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. Mary Pickering's daughter Elizabeth Pickering Leavitt married Salem merchant William Pickman.
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Timothy Pickering
Portrait by Charles Willson Peale, 1792
3rd United States Secretary of State
In office
December 10, 1795 May 12, 1800
Ad interim: August 20 – December 10, 1795
Military offices
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Political offices
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U.S. Senate
Preceded by U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Massachusetts
Served alongside: John Quincy Adams, James Lloyd
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U.S. House of Representatives
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Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

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Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district

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