FOLLANSBEE, Joseph

1793–1866

Biography

FOLLANSBEE, Joseph, a Doorkeeper from Massachusetts; born in Salisbury, Essex County, Mass., 1793; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; elected Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives for the Twenty-sixth Congress and for the succeeding Congress (December 23, 1839–December 7, 1843); member, District of Columbia common council; died in 1866, in Washington, D.C.

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