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Bradbury CILLEY

(1760-1831)

CILLEY, Bradbury, (uncle of Jonathan Cilley and Joseph Cilley), a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Nottingham, Rockingham County, N.H., on February 1, 1760; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; appointed by President John Adams as United States marshal for the district of New Hampshire on March 19, 1798, and served until May 3, 1802; elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817); colonel and aide on the staff of Governor Gillman 1814-1816; retired from public life; died in Nottingham, N.H., December 17, 1831; interment in the General Joseph Cilley Burying Ground in Nottingham Square.

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