David KIDDER, Congress, ME (1787-1860)

KIDDER David , a Representative from Maine; born in Dresden, Lincoln County, Maine, December 8, 1787; pursued classical studies with private tutors; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Bloomfield; moved to Skowhegan, Maine, in 1817 and thence to Norridgewock in 1821; prosecuting attorney of Somerset County 1811-1823; elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and reelected as an Adams candidate to the Nineteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1827); was not a candidate for renomination in 1826; returned to Skowhegan in 1827 and resumed the practice of law; member of the State house of representatives in 1829; died in Skowhegan, Maine, November 1, 1860; interment in Bloomfield Cemetery.

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

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