Edward St. Loe Livermore

Edward St. Loe Livermore (April 5, 1762 – September 15, 1832), son of Samuel Livermore and brother of Arthur Livermore, was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Portsmouth in the Province of New Hampshire on April 5, 1762. Livermore pursued classical studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Concord, New Hampshire and later practised in Portsmouth.

Edward St. Loe Livermore
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1811
Preceded byJeremiah Nelson
Succeeded byLeonard White
Personal details
Born(1762-04-05)April 5, 1762
Portsmouth, Province of New Hampshire, British America
DiedSeptember 15, 1832(1832-09-15) (aged 70)
Tewksbury, Massachusetts, U.S.
Resting placeGranary Burying Ground
Political partyFederalist

Livermore served as United States district attorney 1794-1797.[1] Livermore also served as State Solicitor for Rockingham County 1791-1793, Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature 1797-1799, and a naval officer for the port of Portsmouth 1799-1802. He moved to Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1802 and was elected as a Federalist to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses (March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1811).

Livermore was not a candidate for renomination in 1810. Livermore resumed the practice of law, moved to Boston in 1811, then to Zanesville, Ohio. Livermore returned to Boston, and then moved to Tewksbury where he lived in retirement until his death there on September 15, 1832. His interment was in the Granary Burying Ground in Boston.

He was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1815.[2]

Livermore was the father of Samuel Livermore, the authority on civil law and of Harriet Livermore (1788–1868), a prominent Millerite preacher.


  1. ^ Washington, George. Founder's Online. National Archives https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/05-15-02-0177. Retrieved February 29, 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ American Antiquarian Society Members Directory

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Legal offices
Preceded by
2nd United States Attorney
for the
District of New Hampshire

Succeeded by
Preceded by
4th United States Attorney
for the
District of New Hampshire

Succeeded by
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1811
Succeeded by