Alfred Marshall (politician)

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Alfred Marshall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843
Preceded by Leonard Jarvis, Jr.
Succeeded by Hannibal Hamlin
Member of the
Maine House of Representatives
In office
1827–1828
Member of the
Maine House of Representatives
In office
1834–1835
Personal details
Born 1797
New Hampshire
Died October 2, 1868
China, Maine
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lydia Brackett.[1]
Children Isabelle Isaphene Marshall, b. March 9, 1826; d. October 9, 1863.[2]
Jacob Smith Marshall, b. May 26, 1828; d. August 21, 1860.
John Brackett Marshall, b. December 3, 1831; d. August 11, 1841.[3]
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Maine State Militia
Rank General

Alfred Marshall (1797–1868) was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in New Hampshire about 1797. Marshall married Lydia Brackett on December 21, 1824, they had three children Isabelle Isaphene Marshall, Jacob Smith Marshall, and John Brackett Marshall.[4]

He was elected a member of the Maine House of Representatives in 1827, 1828, 1834, and 1835 and served as a general in the Maine State militia.

He was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843). After his return to Maine, he became a collector at Belfast from 1846-1849. He engaged in mercantile pursuits and the hotel business. He died in China, Kennebec County on October 2, 1868. He is interred in Village Cemetery.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Brackett, Herbert Ierson (1907), Brackett genealogy: descendants of Anthony Brackett of Portsmouth and Captain Richard Brackett of Braintree, Washington, D.C.: H. I. Brackett, pp. 320–321. 
  2. ^ Brackett, Herbert Ierson (1907), Brackett genealogy: descendants of Anthony Brackett of Portsmouth and Captain Richard Brackett of Braintree, Washington, D.C.: H. I. Brackett, p. 321. 
  3. ^ Brackett, Herbert Ierson (1907), Brackett genealogy: descendants of Anthony Brackett of Portsmouth and Captain Richard Brackett of Braintree, Washington, D.C.: H. I. Brackett, p. 322. 
  4. ^ Brackett, Herbert Ierson (1907), Brackett genealogy: descendants of Anthony Brackett of Portsmouth and Captain Richard Brackett of Braintree, Washington, D.C.: H. I. Brackett, pp. 320–322. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Leonard Jarvis, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 6th congressional district

March 4, 1841 – March 4, 1843
Succeeded by
Hannibal Hamlin
Political offices
Preceded by
Member of the
Maine House of Representatives

1827–1828
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Member of the
Maine House of Representatives

1834–1835
Succeeded by