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Elijah BOARDMAN

(1760-1823)
Senate Years of Service:
1821-1823
Party:
Democratic Republican

BOARDMAN, Elijah, (father of William Whiting Boardman), a Senator from Connecticut; born in New Milford, Conn., March 7, 1760; educated under private tutors; served in the Revolutionary War; employed as clerk in a mercantile establishment; engaged in mercantile pursuits 1781-1812; member, State house of representatives 1803-1805 and again in 1816; member, State upper house 1817-1819; member, State senate 1819-1821; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1821, until his death while on a visit to Boardman, Ohio, August 18, 1823; interment in the Center Cemetery, New Milford, Conn.

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

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