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  Baldwin, Henry
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NameHenry Baldwin
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born January 14, 1780
DiedApril 21, 1844 (64 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jun 09, 2007 07:45pm
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InfoBALDWIN, Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in New Haven, Conn., January 14, 1780; was graduated from Hopkins Grammar School in 1793 and from Yale College in 1797; studied law; was admitted to the Philadelphia bar in 1798 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1801; moved to Meadville, Crawford County, Pa.

U.S. Representative (F-PA) 1817-5/8/1822 (resigned); chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses)

Engaged in the manufacture of iron at Bear Creek, Butler County, Pa.; resumed the practice of law in Pittsburgh, Pa., appointed an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court on January 6, 1830, and served until his death in Philadelphia, Pa., April 21, 1844; interment in Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pa.

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