Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Mattocks, John

Mattocks, John, a Representative from Vermont; born in Hartford, Conn., March 4, 1777; moved with his parents to Tinmouth, Vt., in 1778; pursued an academic course; studied law in Middlebury and Fairfield; was admitted to the bar in 1797 and commenced practice in Danville; moved to Peacham, Caledonia County, Vt.; member of the State house of representatives in 1807, 1815, 1816, 1823, and 1824; brigadier general of militia in the War of 1812; elected to the Seventeenth Congress (March 4, 1821-March 3, 1823); elected to the Nineteenth Congress (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1827); judge of the State supreme court in 1833 and 1834; declined to be a candidate for renomination; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1836; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); Governor of Vermont in 1843 and 1844; died in Peacham, Vt., August 14, 1847; interment in Peacham Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Mattocks, John," 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.1514 Original Sources, accessed August 10, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YIN4ISI7IS218W.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Mattocks, John." 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.1514, Original Sources. 10 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YIN4ISI7IS218W.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Mattocks, John' 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.1514. Original Sources, retrieved 10 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YIN4ISI7IS218W.