Francis Malbone

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Francis Malbone
United States Senator
from Rhode Island
In office
March 4, 1809 – June 4, 1809
Preceded by Benjamin Howland
Succeeded by Christopher G. Champlin
Personal details
Born (1759-03-20)March 20, 1759
Newport, Rhode Island
Died June 4, 1809(1809-06-04) (aged 50)
Washington, D.C.
Political party Federalist

Francis Malbone (March 20, 1759 – June 4, 1809) was an American merchant from Newport, Rhode Island. He represented Rhode Island in the U.S. House from 1793 until 1797 and served briefly in the United States Senate from March 4, 1809 to his death three months later.

He held the rank of captain in the Rhode Island Militia and served as the commanding officer of the Artillery Company of Newport from 1792 until his death.

He died on the steps of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. and is buried in the Congressional Cemetery in that city.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
Benjamin Howland
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Rhode Island
Served alongside: Elisha Mathewson
Succeeded by
Christopher G. Champlin