|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 12th district
November 5, 1804 – March 3, 1805
|Preceded by||Thomson J. Skinner|
|Succeeded by||Barnabas Bidwell|
|Sheriff of |
Berkshire County, Massachusetts
|Member of the|
Massachusetts House of Representatives
|Treasurer of |
Berkshire County, Massachusetts
|Born||August 3, 1753|
Thompson, Connecticut Colony, British America
|Died||November 16, 1817 (aged 64)|
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S
|Resting place||Pittsfield Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Ruth Bull, m. 1784|
|Children||Charles Larned, (1792-1834);|
Sylvester Larned, born Pittsfield, Massachusetts, August 23, 1796.
|Allegiance||United States of America|
United States Army
|Unit||Colonel Shepherd's regiment|
Ninth United States Infantry
|Commands||Adjutant and Captain in Colonel William Shepard's regiment from January 1, 1777, to December 31, 1780, being aide-de-camp to General Glover, from October 1, 1779.|
|Battles/wars||American Revolutionary War|
Siege of Boston
War of 1812
Battle of Plattsburgh
Born in Thompson in the Connecticut Colony, Larned attended the common schools. Larned served as Sheriff of Berkshire County. He served in the Revolutionary War as Adjutant and Captain in Colonel William Shepard's regiment from January 1, 1777, to December 31, 1780, being aide-de-camp to General Glover, from October 1, 1779. He engaged in mercantile pursuits in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 1784. He was a Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1791. County treasurer 1792–1812. He served as colonel of the Ninth United States Infantry in the War of 1812 and was engaged in action at Plattsburg, along the Mohawk River.
Larned was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thomson J. Skinner and served from November 5, 1804, to March 3, 1805. He served as president of the Berkshire Bank. He died in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on November 16, 1817. He was interred in the Pittsfield Cemetery.
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