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  Foster, Abiel
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NameAbiel Foster
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Canterbury, New Hampshire , United States
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Born August 08, 1735
DiedFebruary 06, 1806 (70 years)
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Feb 19, 2006 01:04am
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InfoFOSTER, Abiel, a Delegate and a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Andover, Mass., August 8, 1735; was graduated from Harvard College in 1756; studied theology; was ordained and installed as pastor in Canterbury, N.H., in 1761 and served until 1779; deputy to the Provincial Congress at Exeter in 1775; Member of the Continental Congress 1783-1785; judge of the court of common pleas of Rockingham County 1784-1788; elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the First Congress (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791); member of the State senate 1791-1794, and served as its president in 1793; elected as a Federalist to the Fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1795-March 3, 1803); died in Canterbury, N.H., February 6, 1806; interment in Center Cemetery.

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  08/25/1800 NH At-Large Won 19.32% (+1.67%)
  08/27/1798 NH At-Large Won 24.23% (+2.62%)
  08/29/1796 NH At-Large Won 24.30% (+0.00%)
  12/08/1794 NH At-Large - Runoff Won 82.68% (+65.37%)
  08/25/1794 NH At-Large Lost 12.33% (-10.40%)
  11/03/1792 NH US Senate Lost 1.12% (-57.30%)
  08/27/1792 NH At-Large Lost 8.17% (-14.10%)
  08/30/1790 NH At-Large Lost 8.50% (-16.61%)
  06/22/1789 NH At-Large - Special Won 59.26% (+41.59%)
  02/02/1789 NH At-Large Lost 19.45% (-13.53%)
  12/15/1788 NH At-Large - Initial Election Won 8.31% (-6.85%)
  12/15/1788 NH At-Large Lost 8.32% (-7.66%)
  12/31/1784 NH Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1783 NH Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1782 NH Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1778 NH Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1777 NH Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1776 NH Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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  08/30/1802 NH At-Large - Special Election Won 0.00% (-41.05%)
  10/27/1800 NH At-Large - Special Runoff Won 0.00% (-29.21%)
  11/18/1799 NH At-Large - Special Election Won 0.00% (-13.89%)
  10/30/1797 NH At-Large - Special Runoff Won 0.00% (-33.45%)
  11/07/1796 NH At-Large - 2nd Trial Won 0.00% (-27.49%)
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