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Gayton Pickman Osgood was a member of the United States House of Representatives from state Massachusetts. He was born in Salem on July 4, 1797. He graduated from Harvard University in 1815, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Salem. He moved to North Andover. Osgood served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1834. He retired from public life and engaged in agricultural pursuits. Osgood died in Andover on June 26, 1861. His interment was in the Old North Parish Burying Ground.

Gayton Pickman Osgood
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
Preceded byJeremiah Nelson
Succeeded byCaleb Cushing
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
BornJuly 4, 1797
Salem, Massachusetts
DiedJune 26, 1861 (aged 63)
Andover, Massachusetts
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materHarvard University

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Gayton P. Osgood (id: O000115)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jeremiah Nelson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
Succeeded by
Caleb Cushing