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  Thompson, Benjamin
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AffiliationWhig   
NameBenjamin Thompson
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Charlestown, Massachusetts , United States
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Born August 05, 1798
DiedSeptember 24, 1852 (54 years)
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Dec 24, 2014 03:06pm
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InfoTHOMPSON, Benjamin, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Charlestown, Mass., August 5, 1798; attended the public schools; engaged in mercantile pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1830-1831 and 1833-1836; served in the State senate in 1841; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1846; elected to the Thirty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1851, until his death in Charlestown, Mass., September 24, 1852; interment in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.


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  05/26/1851 MA District 4 - 4th Trial Won 47.65% (+0.65%)
  04/07/1851 MA District 4 - 3rd Trial Won 42.12% (+1.94%)
  01/20/1851 MA District 4 - 2nd Trial Won 42.76% (+8.90%)
  01/20/1851 MA District 4 - 12th Trial Won 42.70% (+8.61%)
  11/11/1850 MA District 4 - 1st Trial Won 39.60% (+5.36%)
  11/11/1850 MA District 4 - 11th Trial Won 39.39% (+4.72%)
  08/19/1850 MA District 4 - 10th Trial Lost 41.42% (-1.15%)
  05/27/1850 MA District 4 - 9th Trial Lost 44.57% (-3.00%)
  03/04/1850 MA District 4 - 8th Trial Won 41.21% (+2.69%)
  01/21/1850 MA District 4 - 7th Trial Won 43.72% (+5.80%)
  11/12/1849 MA District 4 - 6th Trial Won 39.97% (+4.09%)
  09/10/1849 MA District 4 - 5th Trial Lost 36.82% (-10.07%)
  06/11/1849 MA District 4 - 4th Trial Lost 36.11% (-11.67%)
  03/05/1849 MA District 4 - 3rd Trial Lost 33.81% (-13.87%)
  01/01/1849 MA District 4 - 2nd Trial Lost 33.96% (-15.36%)
  11/13/1848 MA District 4 - 1st Trial Lost 38.20% (-0.28%)
  12/23/1844 MA District 4 - 2nd Trial Won 51.71% (+8.48%)
  11/11/1844 MA District 4 - 1st Trial Won 45.78% (+1.26%)
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