Jabez Upham

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Jabez Upham (August 23, 1764 - November 8, 1811) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, brother of George Baxter Upham, and cousin of Charles Wentworth Upham.

Born in Brookfield, Massachusetts, Upham graduated from Harvard University in 1785. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

He moved to Claremont, New Hampshire, and then to Brookfield, Massachusetts, where he continued the practice of law. He served as member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1804 to 1806 and in 1811.

Upham was elected as a Federalist to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses, and served from March 4, 1807, until his resignation in 1810.

He died in Brookfield, Massachusetts, November 8, 1811. He was interred in New Cemetery, West Brookfield, Massachusetts.

Jabez Upham was the grandfather of Horace Gray.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Seth Hastings
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 10th congressional district

1807–1810
Succeeded by
Joseph Allen