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FREEMAN, Nathaniel, Jr.

1766–1800

Biography

FREEMAN, Nathaniel, Jr., (nephew of Jonathan Freeman), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Mass., on May 1, 1766; attended the common schools; was graduated from Harvard University in 1787; studied law; was admitted to the bar about 1791 and commenced practice in Sandwich and the Cape Cod district; served as brigade major in the Massachusetts Militia for sixteen years; justice of the peace in 1793; elected as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Fifth Congress (March 4, 1795-March 3, 1799); died in Sandwich, Mass., August 22, 1800; interment in the Old Burial Ground.

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