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  Trafton, Mark
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AffiliationAmerican   
NameMark Trafton
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Westfield, Massachusetts , United States
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Born August 01, 1810
Died March 08, 1901 (90 years)
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Last ModifiedRBH
Apr 16, 2011 12:20am
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InfoTRAFTON, Mark, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Bangor, Maine (then a district of Massachusetts), August 1, 1810; completed preparatory studies; studied theology and was ordained pastor of a church in Westfield, Mass.; elected as the candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1856 to the Thirty-fifth Congress; resumed his ministerial duties and was pastor of a church in Mount Wollaston, Norfolk County, Mass.; died in West Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass., March 8, 1901; interment in Peabody Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.


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  11/02/1858 MA District 10 Lost 4.78% (-59.63%)
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