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Encyclopedia > Benjamin Pierce (governor)

Benjamin Pierce (December 25, 1757-April 1, 1839), U.S. Democratic-Republican Party politician, He served as Governor of New Hampshire from 1827 to 1828 and from 1829 to 1830. December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... ... The Democratic-Republican party was a United States political party, which evolved early in the history of the United States. ... See also New Hampshire Province of New Hampshire List of Colonial Governors of New Hampshire Categories: Lists of United States governors | Governors of New Hampshire ... 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


He was born in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. He was a distinguished veteran of the Revolutionary War,serving under General George Washington. Following the war, he was assigned the task of forming the Hillsborough County, New Hampshire militia. In 1805, he was promoted to Brigadier General and assigned command of the New Hampshire state militia. Prior to becoming governor, he served twice as Sheriff of Hillsborough County from 1809 to 1812 and later from 1818 to 1827, and in the New Hampshire state legislature from 1789 to 1802. In 1787, he married Elizabeth Andrews and had one daughter. Following Elizabeth's death, he married Anna Kendrick in 1790, and had seven children, including future President Franklin Pierce. He died in Hillsborough, New Hampshire and is buried in the town's Pine Hill Cemetery. Chelmsford is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts located 32 miles from Boston. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, allies British Empire, allies Commanders George Washington Comte de Rochambeau Nathanael Greene William Howe Henry Clinton Charles Cornwallis Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties {{{casualties1}}} {{{casualties2}}} The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence was the military side of the American Revolution. ... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was the successful Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and later became the first President of the United States, an office to which he was elected twice. ... Hillsborough County is a county located in the state of New Hampshire. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... The New Hampshire Militia was first organized in March 1680, by New Hampshire Colonial President John Cutt. ... Sheriff is both a political and a legal office held under English common law, Scots law or U.S. common law, or the person who holds such office. ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... --69. ... 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The President of the United States (unofficially abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was an American politician and the 14th President of the United States, serving from 1853 to 1857. ... Hillsborough is a town located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. ...


External link

  • New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources Biography
Preceded by:
David L. Morril
Governor of New Hampshire
18271828
Succeeded by:
John Bell
Preceded by:
John Bell
Governor of New Hampshire
18291830
Succeeded by:
Matthew Harvey

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Benjamin Pierce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (131 words)
Benjamin Pierce (1757-1839) was a governor of New Hampshire in the 1820s.
Benjamin Pierce (1841-1853) was the last surviving son of U.S. President Franklin Pierce and died in a train accident just before his father's inauguration.
Benjamin C. Pierce is a professor of computer science at the University of Pennsylvania.
Franklin Pierce - encyclopedia article about Franklin Pierce. (3856 words)
Pierce was born in 1804 in a log cabin near Hillsborough, New Hampshire, part of the Transcendental Generation.
Pierce attended school at Hillsborough Center and moved to the Hancock Academy in Hancock at the age of 11; he was transferred to Francestown Academy in spring 1820.
Franklin Pierce died in Concord, New Hampshire at 4:40 in the morning of October 8, 1869, from cirrhosis of the liver, and was interred in Minat Inclosure in the Old North Cemetery.
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