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MALBONE, Francis

1759–1809

Biography

MALBONE, Francis, a Representative and a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Newport, R.I., March 20, 1759; received a limited schooling; engaged as a merchant in Newport; colonel of the Newport Artillery 1792-1809; elected to the Third and Fourth Congresses (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1797); was not a candidate for renomination; resumed his former pursuits; member, State house of representatives 1807-1808; elected as a Federalist to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1809, until his death on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., June 4, 1809; interment in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Brown University

Providence, RI
Papers: Ca. 10 items in various collections.

Massachusetts Historical Society

Boston, MA
Papers: 1798. Extracts from a journal.

New-York Historical Society

New York, NY
Papers: August 28, 1794. 1 letter.

Rhode Island Historical Society

Providence, RI
Papers: 1758-1821. 20 autograph letters.
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