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  • ID: I156545
  • Name: Horatio SEYMOUR
  • RELA: 4th cousin 8x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 31 MAY 1778 in Litchfield, Litchfield Co., CT
  • GRAD: 1797 Yale College
  • Event: Appointed BET 1800 AND 1809 Postmaster, Middlebury, VT
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1821 AND 3 MAR 1833 United States Senator from Vermont
  • Death: 21 NOV 1857 in Middlebury, Addison Co., VT
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Sen. Horatio Seymour
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    SEYMOUR, Horatio, (uncle of Origen Storrs Seymour), a Senator from Vermont; born in Litchfield, Conn., May 31, 1778; attended the common schools and graduated from Yale College in 1797; taught school in Cheshire, Conn.; pursued legal studies in Litchfield Law School; admitted to the bar in 1800 and commenced the practice of law in Middlebury, Vt.; postmaster of Middlebury 1800-1809; member, State executive council 1809-1814; State?s attorney for Addison County 1810-1813, 1815-1819; elected as a Democratic Republican (later Adams-Clay Republican) to the United States Senate in 1821; reelected as an Adams Democrat in 1827 (later Anti-Jacksonian) and served from March 4, 1821, to March 3, 1833; was not a candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses (Eighteenth and Nineteenth Congresses), Committee on Agriculture (Twenty-second Congress); unsuccessful Whig candidate for governor of Vermont in 1836; judge of the probate court 1847-1856; died in Middlebury, Addison County, Vt., November 21, 1857; interment in West Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Moses SEYMOUR , Jr. b: 23 JUL 1742 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
    Mother: Mary MARSH b: 24 NOV 1752 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Lucy CASE
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