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  Holten, Samuel
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NameSamuel Holten
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Danvers, Massachusetts , United States
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Born June 09, 1738
DiedJanuary 02, 1816 (77 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Feb 25, 2019 01:57pm
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InfoHOLTEN, Samuel, a Delegate and a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Danvers, Mass., June 9, 1738; completed preparatory studies; studied medicine and practiced in Gloucester, Mass., for a short time; returned to Danvers and continued the practice of medicine; member of the State house of representatives in 1787; served in the State senate 1780-1782, 1784, 1786, 1789, and 1790; member of the Governor’s council 1780-1782, 1784, 1786, 1789-1792, 1795, and 1796; Member of the Provincial Congress 1774-1775; member of the committee of safety in 1775; Member of the Continental Congress 1778-1780, 1783-1785 and 1787; elected president pro tempore August 17, 1785; member of the State constitutional convention in 1779; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the Third Congress (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1795); appointed judge of the probate court for Essex County in 1796 and served until his resignation in 1815; died in Danvers, Mass., on January 2, 1816; interment in the Holten Cemetery.

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  08/01/1796 MA - 3rd Middle - Special Election - 1st Trial Lost 6.81% (-25.13%)
  11/03/1794 MA - 3rd Middle Lost 24.50% (-28.08%)
  04/01/1793 MA District 1 - 3rd Trial Won 69.88% (+39.76%)
  01/14/1793 MA District 1 - 2nd Trial Lost 25.59% (-3.72%)
  11/02/1792 MA District 1 - Essex Lost 2.37% (-93.00%)
  11/02/1792 MA District 1 - 1st Trial Lost 4.30% (-23.73%)
  11/03/1790 MA US Senate Lost 2.72% (-56.46%)
  10/04/1790 MA District 2 Lost 10.91% (-75.97%)
  01/29/1789 MA District 2 - 2nd Trial Lost 0.14% (-66.97%)
  01/07/1789 MA Presidential Elector - District 02 Lost 6.23% (-22.16%)
  12/18/1788 MA District 2 - 1st Trial Lost 13.75% (-24.85%)
  12/31/1786 MA Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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  12/31/1777 MA Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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