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Robert Charles Winthrop
Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809November 16, 1894) was an American statesman who served in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, attended the prestigious Boston Latin School, and graduated from Harvard University in 1828. Image File history File links RobertCharlesWinthrop. ... Image File history File links RobertCharlesWinthrop. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States. ... 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. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... Motto Sumus Primi Founded April 23, 1635 Head Master Ms. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a member of the Ivy League. ...


After studying law with Daniel Webster he was admitted to the bar in 1831 and practiced in Boston. He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1835 to 1840, and served as Speaker of the House of that body from 1838 to 1840. Daniel Webster Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was a United States Senator and Secretary of State. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ... The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... The term Speaker is usually the title given to the presiding officer of a countrys lower house of parliament or congress (ie: the House of Commons or House of Representatives). ...


Winthrop was elected as a Whig to the 26th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Abbott Lawrence; was reelected to the 27th Congress and served from November 9, 1840, to May 25, 1842, when he resigned; subsequently elected to the 27th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of his successor, Nathan Appleton; reelected to the 28th and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from November 29, 1842, to July 30, 1850, when he again resigned to become a Senator. The United States Whig Party was a political party of the United States. ... Congress in Joint Session. ... Abbott Lawrence (December 16, 1792–August 18, 1855) was a prominent American businessman, politician, and philanthropist. ... Nathan Appleton (October 1, 1779 – July 14, 1861) was an American merchant and politician born in New Ipswich, New Hampshire. ...


He was a Speaker of the United States House of Representatives during the 30th Congress; appointed as a Whig to the United States Senate on July 27, 1850, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Daniel Webster and served from July 30, 1850, to February 1, 1851, when a successor was elected; unsuccessful candidate for election to the vacancy in 1851; was an unsuccessful candidate for governor of Massachusetts the same year; presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1852. Representative Dennis Hastert of Illinois is currently the Speaker of the House of Representatives. ... Thirtieth United States Congress Links and spelling have to be verified. ... John Hancock, first Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the executive magistrate of the United States Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... The United States Electoral College is the electoral college which chooses the President and Vice President of the United States at the conclusion of each Presidential election. ...


Winthrop engaged in literary, historical, and philanthropic pursuits until he died in Boston in 1894. He was interred in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mount Auburn Cemetery Mount Auburn Cemetery Hunnewell family obelisk Bigelow Chapel 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. ... Cambridge City Hall Cambridge is a city in the Greater Boston area of Massachusetts, United States. ...


Winthrop is the great-great-grandfather of United States Senator and 2004 Presidential candidate John Kerry. 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. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts. ...


See also

Dudley-Winthrop Family The Dudley-Winthrop Family is a U.S. political family. ...

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Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809–November 16, 1894) was an American statesman who served in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
Winthrop engaged in literary, historical, and philanthropic pursuits until he died in Boston in 1894.
Winthrop is the great-great-grandfather of United States Senator and 2004 Presidential candidate John Kerry.
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