Phanuel Bishop

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Phanuel Bishop
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1799 – March 3, 1803
Preceded by Stephen Bullock
Succeeded by Nahum Mitchell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1807
Preceded by Joseph B. Varnum
Succeeded by Josiah Dean
Member of the
Massachusetts Senate
In office
1788–1790
Preceded by Eph. Starkweather
Succeeded by David Perry
Personal details
Born September 3, 1739
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
Died January 6, 1812
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic-Republican

Phanuel Bishop (September 3, 1739 – January 6, 1812) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Rehoboth, he attended the common schools, was an innkeeper, and served in the Massachusetts State Senate from 1787 to 1791. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1792, 1793, 1797, and 1798, and was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixth through Ninth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1799 to March 3, 1807. He died in Rehoboth, Mass; interment was in Old Cemetery, Rumford, Rhode Island.

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