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Thomas Peabody GROSVENOR

(1778-1817)

GROSVENOR, Thomas Peabody, a Representative from New York; born in Pomfret, Windham County, Conn., December 20, 1778; pursued classical studies; was graduated from Yale College in 1800; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1803 and commenced practice in Hudson, N.Y.; member of the State assembly 1810-1812; district attorney of Essex County in 1810 and 1811; elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert Le Roy Livingston; reelected to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses and served from January 29, 1813, to March 3, 1817; engaged in the practice of law in Baltimore, Md.; died in Waterloo, near Baltimore, Md., April 24, 1817; interment in Hudson, N.Y.

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

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