Jonas Sibley

Jonas Sibley (March 7, 1762 – February 5, 1834) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

Jonas Sibley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Preceded bySamuel Lathrop
Succeeded byJohn Davis
Personal details
Born(1762-03-07)March 7, 1762
Sutton, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America
DiedFebruary 5, 1834(1834-02-05) (aged 71)
Sutton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

He was born in Sutton in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, and completed preparatory studies there. He married Lydia Rice of Sutton. He was Selectman, Town moderator, and Town treasurer. He served as member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and was a member of the Massachusetts State Senate. He also served as delegate to the state constitutional convention in 1820.

Sibley was elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection, then engaged in agricultural pursuits. He died in Sutton on February 5, 1834, and was interred in Center Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Jonas Sibley (id: S000397)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
Succeeded by

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