Joseph G. Kendall

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Joseph Gowing Kendall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833
Preceded by John Locke
Succeeded by George Grennell, Jr.
Personal details
Born October 27, 1788
Leominster, Massachusetts
Died October 2, 1847(1847-10-02) (aged 58)
Worcester, Massachusetts
Resting place Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Massachusetts
Alma mater Harvard
Profession Attorney

Joseph Gowing Kendall (October 27, 1788 – October 2, 1847) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, son of Jonas Kendall.

Born in Leominster, Massachusetts, Kendall pursued classical studies. He graduated from Harvard University in 1810 and taught there from 1812 to 1817. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1818 and practiced in Leominster.

Kendall was elected to the Massachusetts State Senate in 1824 and served four years.

Kendall was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1832. He was appointed clerk of the courts of Worcester County in 1833 and served until his death. He moved to Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1833 and died there October 2, 1847.[1] He was interred in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Massachusetts.

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  1. ^ The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany (November 1847), The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany No. CVLIV, Boston, Massachusetts: William Crosby, p. 472. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Locke
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 6th congressional district

March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833
Succeeded by
George Grennell, Jr.