Francis MALBONE, Congress, RI (1759-1809)
Senate Years of Service:1809-1809
MALBONE, Francis, a Representative and a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Newport, R.I., March 20, 1759; received a limited schooling; engaged as a merchant in Newport; colonel of the Newport Artillery 1792-1809; elected to the Third and Fourth Congresses (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1797); was not a candidate for renomination; resumed his former pursuits; member, State house of representatives 1807-1808; elected as a Federalist to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1809, until his death on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., June 4, 1809; interment in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present
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