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  Sturges, Jonathan
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NameJonathan Sturges
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Fairfield, Connecticut , United States
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Born August 23, 1740
DiedOctober 04, 1819 (79 years)
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InfoSTURGES, Jonathan, (father of Lewis Burr Sturges), a Delegate and a Representative from Connecticut; born in Fairfield, Conn., August 23, 1740; was graduated from Yale College in 1759; was admitted to the bar in May 1772 and commenced practice in Fairfield, Conn.; member of the State house of representatives in 1772 and 1773-1784; justice of the peace in 1773; Member of the Continental Congress in 1786; judge of the probate court for the district of Fairfield in 1775; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1786; elected to the First and Second Congresses (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1793); associate justice of the State supreme court 1793-1805; died in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 4, 1819; interment in the Old Burying Ground.

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  09/17/1792 CT At Large Won 11.47% (-1.58%)
  09/20/1790 CT At-Large Won 8.70% (-6.23%)
  12/22/1788 CT At-Large Won 20.00% (+0.00%)
  12/31/1785 CT Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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  12/16/1790 CT At-Large Won 0.00% (-23.86%)
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