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Nathaniel Silsbee

Nathaniel Silsbee
Personal data
Date of birthJanuary 14, 1773
Place of birthSalem, Massachusetts
Date of deathJuly 14, 1850(age 77)
Place of deathSalem, Massachusetts
Political partyFederalist, Whig
SpouseMary Crowninshield
RelationsJared Sparks, Son in law.
ChildrenNathaniel Silsbee, Jr. , b. Dec. 2 1804
Mary Crowninshield Silsbee, b. April 10, 1809
Georgina Silsbee,
b. January 27, 1824 d. January 25, 1901.
U.S. Senator from
(class 2)
In officeMay 31, 1826 - March 4, 1835
Succeeded byJohn Davis
Preceded byJames Lloyd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts's 2nd district
In officeMarch 4, 1817 - March 4, 1821
Succeeded byGideon Barstow
Preceded byTimothy Pickering
United States Senator
from Massachusetts
In officeMay 31, 1826 - March 4, 1835
Succeeded byJohn Davis
Preceded byJames Lloyd

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Nathanial Silsbee (January 14, 1773 - July 14, 1850) was an American politician from Massachusetts.

Silsbee was born in Salem, Massachusetts to Capt. Nathanial Silsbee and Sarah Beckett. On December 12, 1802 Silsbee married Mary Crowinishield.

Silsbee went to sea and became a sea captain, ship owner and merchant; he held several local offices in Salem and Boston, Massachusetts.

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