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Encyclopedia > Elijah H. Mills

Elijah Hunt Mills (1776-1829) was an American politician from Massachusetts. The Federal Government of the United States was established by the United States Constitution. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 mi²; 27,360 km² 183 mi; 295 km 113 mi; 182 km 13. ...


Mills was born in Chesterfield, Massachusetts on December 1, 1776; educated by private tutors and graduated from Williams College in 1797. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Northampton, Massachusetts. He was the district attorney for Hampshire County, Massachusetts and opened a law school in Northampton in 1823. Chesterfield is a town located in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 1776. ... Williams College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts. ... Northampton, Massachusetts Main Street Northampton is a city located in Hampshire County, Massachusetts in the USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 28,978. ... A district attorney is, in some U.S. jurisdictions, the title of the local public official who represents the government in the prosecution of criminals. ... Hampshire County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ...


He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1811-1814). Mills was elected as a Federalist to the United States House of Representatives (March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1819). Again elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1819 and became Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1820. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1820 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Prentiss Mellen. Mllls was reelected and served from June 12, 1820 to March 3, 1827. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1826. He retired from public life due to ill health. The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... The Federalist Party was a political party during the First Party System in the United States, 1792-1816. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Naval Battle of Navarino by Carneray 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Mills died in Northampton on May 5, 1829 and was interred in the Bridge Street Cemetery. May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


Legacy

Mills was the great-great grandfather of future U.S. Senators Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. ...


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Preceded by:
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts
March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1819
Succeeded by:
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Preceded by:
Prentiss Mellen
United States Senator (Class 1) from Massachusetts
June 12, 1820 - March 3, 1827
Served alongside: Harrison Otis, James Lloyd
Succeeded by:
Daniel Webster

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