James Church Alvord
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 6th district
March 4, 1839 – September 27, 1839
|Preceded by||George Grennell Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Osmyn Baker|
|Member of the Massachusetts Senate|
|Born||April 14, 1808|
|Died||September 27, 1839 (aged 31)|
|Resting place||Federal Street Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College|
Born in Greenwich, Massachusetts, Alvord completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1827. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1830, commencing the practice of his profession in Greenfield, Massachusetts. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1837. He served in the State senate in 1838.
Alvord was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1839, until his death in Greenfield, Massachusetts, on September 27, 1839, before the Congress assembled. He was interred in Federal Street Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "James C. Alvord (id: A000168)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF JAMES C. ALVORD The American jurist and law magazine page 373, 1843.
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