Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Marsh, George Perkins

Marsh, George Perkins (son of Charles Marsh), a Representative from Vermont; born in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., March 15, 1801; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1820; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced practice in Burlington, Vt.; was an authority on languages; member of the Governor’s council in 1835; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1843, until his resignation in 1849, having been appointed by President Taylor as Minister Resident to Turkey, in which office he served from May29, 1849, to December 19, 1853; charged with a special mission to Greece in 1852; fish commissioner of Vermont in 1857 and railroad commissioner 1857-1859; appointed by President Lincoln as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Italy on March 20, 1861, and served until his death in Vallombrosa, Italy, July 24, 1882; interment in English Cemetery, Rome, Italy.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Marsh, George Perkins," 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.1502 1503. Original Sources, accessed February 3, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8NL6XU4YSM2WUSB.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Marsh, George Perkins." 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.1502, page 1503. Original Sources. 3 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8NL6XU4YSM2WUSB.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Marsh, George Perkins' 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.1502, pp.1503. Original Sources, retrieved 3 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8NL6XU4YSM2WUSB.