Titus Brown

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Titus Brown
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Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from New Hampshire's At-Large district
In office
March 4, 1825 March 3, 1829
Preceded by Matthew Harvey
Succeeded by Joseph Hammons
Personal details
Born(1786-02-11)February 11, 1786
Alstead, New Hampshire, U.S.
DiedJanuary 29, 1849(1849-01-29) (aged 62)
Francestown, New Hampshire, U.S.
Resting placeMill Village Cemetery, Francestown
Political party Adams Party
Spouse(s)Jerusha Cadwell Hutchinson Brown
Children2
Alma mater Middlebury College
Profession Attorney
Politician

Titus Brown February 11, 1786 – January 29, 1849 was an American politician and a United States Representative from New Hampshire.

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Early life

Born in Alstead, New Hampshire, Brown graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont in 1811. He then studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Reading, Vermont in 1814.

Career

Brown moved to Francestown, New Hampshire in 1817 and continued the practice of law. He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1820–1825, and was the Solicitor of Hillsborough County 1823–1825 and 1829–1834.

Elected as an Adams Republican candidate to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses, Brown was United States Representative for the state of New Hampshire from (March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1829). [1] In 1829, he was not a candidate for reelection. After leaving Congress, he was a member of the New Hampshire Senate and served as its president in 1842. He was school superintendent for many years in Francestown [2] and also was the chairman of the boards of bank and railroad commissioners at the time of his death.

Death

Brown died in Francestown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, on January 29, 1849 (age 62 years, 353 days). He is interred at Mill Village Cemetery, Francestown, New Hampshire.

Family life

Son of Elias Jr. and Rebecca Keyes Brown, he married Jerusha Cadwell Hutchinson, and they had two children Linsley Keyes Brown and Emily Hutchinson Brown. [3]

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References

  1. Dodge, Andrew R.; Koed, Betty K., eds. (2005). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005: The Continental Congress, September 5, 1774, to October 21, 1788, and the Congress of the United States, from the First Through the One Hundred Eighth Congresses, March 4, 1789, to January 3, 2005, Inclusive. Government Printing Office. p. 99. ISBN   9780160731761 . Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  2. Cochrane, Wood, Warren Robert, George K. (1895). History of Francestown, N. H.: From Its Earliest Settlement April, 1758, to January 1, 1891. With a Brief Genealogical Record of All the Francestown Families. J. H. Barker, Printer, 1895. p. 290. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  3. "Titus Brown". 2014 Ancestry.com. Retrieved 1 July 2014.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Matthew Harvey
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire

1825 1829
Succeeded by
Joseph Hammons