Joseph Ferdinand WINGATE, Congress, ME (1786)

WINGATE Joseph Ferdinand , a Representative from Maine; born in Haverhill, Essex County, Maine (until 1820 a district of Massachusetts), June 29, 1786; received a limited schooling; engaged in the mercantile business in Bath, Maine; member of the Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1818 and 1819; collector of customs at the port of Bath, 1820-1824; elected to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1831); moved to Windsor, Maine; died in South Windsor, Kennebec County, Maine; death date unknown; interment in Rest Haven Cemetery.

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

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