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Timothy BLOODWORTH

(1736-1814)
Senate Years of Service:
1795-1801
Party:
Democratic Republican

BLOODWORTH, Timothy, a Delegate, a Representative, and a Senator from North Carolina; born in New Hanover County, N.C., in 1736; teacher; in 1776 was employed in making muskets and bayonets for the Continental Army; member, State house of commons 1778-1779; treasurer of Wilmington District 1781-1782; appointed commissioner of confiscated property in 1783; Member of the Continental Congress in 1786; member, State senate 1788-1789; elected to the First Congress and served from April 6, 1790, to March 3, 1791; member, State house of representatives 1793-1794; elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1795, to March 3, 1801; collector of customs at Wilmington; died in Wilmington, N.C., August 24, 1814.

Bibliography

Dictionary of American Biography; Bloodworth, Timothy. “Letters of Timothy Bloodworth and Thomas Person to John Lamb.” In Historical Papers Published by the Trinity College Historical Society, 14th ser., pp. 77-81. 1922. Reprint. New York: AMS Press, 1970.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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