David Bronson

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David Bronson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 4th district
In office
May 31, 1841 – March 4, 1843
Preceded by George Evans
Succeeded by Freeman H. Morse
Member of the
Maine Senate
In office
1846–1846
Member of the
Maine House of Representatives
Personal details
Born February 8, 1800
Suffield, Connecticut, U.S.
Died November 20, 1863 (aged 63)
St. Michaels, Maryland, U.S.
Nationality United States
Political party Whig
Alma mater Dartmouth College, 1819
Profession Attorney

David Bronson (February 8, 1800 – November 20, 1863) was a United States Representative from Maine. Born in Suffield, Connecticut, he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1819. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in North Anson, Maine.

He was elected a member of the Maine House of Representatives, and was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George Evans. He served from May 31, 1841 to March 3, 1843. He moved to Augusta and resumed the practice of law. Bronson was elected a member of the Maine State Senate in 1846.

He moved to Bath and served as collector of customs. He was judge of probate for Sagadahoc County. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1856 to the Thirty-fifth Congress. Bronson died in St. Michaels, Maryland.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George Evans
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 4th congressional district

May 31, 1841–March 4, 1843
Succeeded by
Freeman H. Morse