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  Lincoln, Levi
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NameLevi Lincoln
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Worcester, Massachusetts , United States
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Born October 25, 1782
DiedMay 29, 1868 (85 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jul 31, 2015 05:48pm
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InfoLINCOLN, Levi, (son of Levi Lincoln [1749-1820] and brother of Enoch Lincoln), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Worcester, Mass., October 25, 1782; attended Leicester Academy, Leicester, Mass., and was graduated from Harvard University in 1802; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of his profession at Worcester in 1805; served in the State senate in 1812 and 1813; member of the State house of representatives 1814-1822 and served as speaker in 1822; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1820; elected Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts in 1823; appointed associate justice of the State supreme court in 1824; Governor of Massachusetts 1825-1834; declined reelection; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John Davis; reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from February 17, 1834, to March 16, 1841, when he resigned; chairman, Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses); collector of the port of Boston, by appointment of President Harrison, 1841-1843; served in the State senate in 1844 and 1845 and was president of that body in the latter year; first mayor of Worcester in 1848; presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1864; died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., May 29, 1868; interment in the Rural Cemetery.


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Father Levi Lincoln 1749-1820
Brother Enoch Lincoln 1788-1829

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  01/13/1841 MA US Senate Lost 0.25% (-68.89%)
  11/09/1840 MA District 5 Won 63.12% (+26.24%)
  12/15/1839 US House Speaker Lost 1.64% (-16.10%)
  11/12/1838 MA District 5 Won 55.37% (+21.11%)
  11/14/1836 MA District 5 Won 65.77% (+31.53%)
  11/10/1834 MA District 5 Won 74.29% (+48.58%)
  02/17/1834 MA District 5 - Special Election Won 79.15% (+58.31%)
  11/12/1832 MA Governor Won 52.85% (+29.19%)
  11/14/1831 MA Governor Won 53.92% (+28.92%)
  04/14/1831 MA Governor Won 65.19% (+39.23%)
  04/05/1830 MA Governor Won 65.52% (+34.91%)
  04/06/1829 MA Governor Won 71.63% (+52.13%)
  04/07/1828 MA Governor Won 81.53% (+68.65%)
  04/01/1827 MA Governor Won 74.21% (+55.98%)
  04/03/1826 MA Governor Won 68.03% (+45.97%)
  04/04/1825 MA Governor Won 94.11% (+88.22%)
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