Thomas Belden

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Thomas Belden
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from Norwalk
In office
October 1768 – May 1775[1][2]
Serving with Thomas Fitch, V, Joseph Platt, Uriah Rogers, Thaddeus Betts
Preceded by Asa Spalding
Succeeded by Thomas Fitch, V, Thaddeus Betts
In office
May 1787 – October 1787[1]
Serving with Samuel Cook Silliman
Preceded by Samuel Cook Silliman
Succeeded by Samuel Cook Silliman,
Hezekiah Rogers
In office
May 1788 – May 1789[1]
Serving with Samuel Cook Silliman
Preceded by Samuel Cook Silliman,
Hezekiah Rogers
Succeeded by Samuel Cook Silliman
In office
May 1793 – May 1794[1]
Serving with Samuel Comstock
Preceded by Samuel Comstock,
Samuel Cook Silliman
Succeeded by Samuel Cook Silliman,
Taylor Sherman
Personal details
Born March 25, 1731[3][4]
Norwalk, Connecticut
Died 1806[4]
Alma mater Yale College (1751)[5]
Religion Episcopalian

Thomas Belden (before 1793 Thomas Belding[6]) (March 25, 1731 – 1806) was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Norwalk for twelve years, including the sessions of October 1768, May and October 1769, May and October 1770, May and October 1771, May and October 1772, May and October 1773, May and October 1774, May 1775, May 1787, May and October 1778, October 1789, May and October 1793.

Belden was born in Norwalk on March 25, 1731. He was the son of John Belden and Ruhamar Hill, the daughter of Captain John Hill, of Westerly, Rhode Island.[3] He was the grandson of John Belding, early settler, and state representative of Norwalk.

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Preceded by
Asa Spalding
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from Norwalk

October 1768 – May 1775
With: Thomas Fitch, V, Joseph Platt, Uriah Rogers, Thaddeus Betts
Succeeded by
Thaddeus Betts
Thomas Fitch, V
Preceded by
Samuel Cook Silliman
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from Norwalk

May 1787 – October 1787
With: Samuel Cook Silliman
Succeeded by
Samuel Cook Silliman
Hezekiah Rogers
Preceded by
Samuel Cook Silliman
Hezekiah Rogers
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from Norwalk

May 1788 – May 1789
With: Samuel Cook Silliman
Succeeded by
Samuel Cook Silliman
Preceded by
Samuel Comstock
Samuel Cook Silliman
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from Norwalk

May 1793 – May 1794
With: Samuel Comstock
Succeeded by
Samuel Cook Silliman
Taylor Sherman