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Encyclopedia > Jonathan Mason (politician)

Jonathan Mason (September 12, 1756November 1, 1831) was a Federalist United States Senator and Representative from Massachusetts during the early years of the United States. Portal:Currentevents September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1756 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Leopold I 1831 (MDCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Federalist Party was a United States political party in the period 1793 to 1816, with remnants lasting into the 1820s. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ...


Mason was born in Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He attended Boston Latin School the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), graduating in 1774. After studying law and being admitted to the bar in 1779, he was a Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1786 to 1796. From 1797 to 1798, he served with the Massachusetts Governor's Council and was elected to the for the following two years, and was in the Massachusetts Senate from 1799 to 1800. Following the resignation of Senator Benjamin Goodhue, he was elected to the U.S. Senate, where he served from November 14, 1800 to March 3, 1803. He then resumed his law practice and served again in the Massachusetts Senate from 1803 to 1804 and the Massachusetts House from 180508. He served again in the US House of Representatives from March 4, 1817, to May 15, 1820, whereupon he resigned to pursue his law practice. He is interred in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Suffolk County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Motto Sumus Primi Founded April 23, 1635 Head Master Corneila Kelley School type Public high school Grades 7–12 Enrollment c. ... Princeton University is a coeducational private university located in Princeton, New Jersey in the United States of America. ... The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... The Governors Council (also known as the Executive Council) of Massachusetts is a popularly-elected board which oversees judicial nominations. ... The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... Benjamin Goodhue (September 20, 1748-July 28, 1814) was a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining until the end of the year. ... 1800 (MDCCC) was an exceptional common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Mount Auburn Cemetery Mount Auburn Cemetery Hunnewell family obelisk Civil War memorial Founded in 1831 as Americas first garden cemetery, Mount Auburn Cemetery is an Elysium where, traditionally, chaste classical monuments were set in rolling landscaped terrain. ...   Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1636 Zip Code(s): 02138, 02139, 02140, 02141, 02142 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ...


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Preceded by
Benjamin Goodhue
United States Senator (Class 1) from Massachusetts
1801-1803
Served alongside: Dwight Foster
Succeeded by
John Quincy Adams
Preceded by
Artemas Ward, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1813-March 3, 1820
Succeeded by
Benjamin Gorham

 
 

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