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Bradford Newcomb STEVENS

(1813-1885)

STEVENS, Bradford Newcomb, a Representative from Illinois; born in Boscawen, Merrimack County, N.H., January 3, 1813; attended schools in New Hampshire and at Montreal, Canada, and was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1835; taught school six years in Hopkinsville, Ky., and New York City; moved to Bureau County, Ill., in 1846; engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; county surveyor; mayor of Tiskilwa, Ill.; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); resumed mercantile and agricultural pursuits; died in Tiskilwa, Bureau County, Ill., November 10, 1885; interment in Mount Bloom Cemetery.

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

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