Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Borden, Nathaniel Briggs

Borden, Nathaniel Briggs, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Fall River, Mass., April 15, 1801; attended the district school and Plainfield (Conn.) Academy; organized the Pocasset Manufacturing Co. in Fall River, Mass.; member of the State house of representatives in 1831 and 1834; elected as a Van Buren Democrat to the Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1839); unsuccessful Whig candidate for reelection to the Twenty-sixth Congress in 1838; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); member of the State senate from 1845 to 1848; served in the State house of representatives in 1851; elected mayor of Fall River in 1856 and reelected in 1857; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1864; engaged in banking and served as president of the Fall River Savings Bank and of the Fall River Union Bank; was president also of the Fall River Railroad Co.; died in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., April 10, 1865; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Borden, Nathaniel Briggs," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.868 Original Sources, accessed April 19, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKN89LPXAB7MGMC.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Borden, Nathaniel Briggs' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.868. Original Sources, retrieved 19 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKN89LPXAB7MGMC.