Daniel Ilsley

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Daniel Ilsley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1809
Preceded by Peleg Wadsworth
Succeeded by Ezekiel Whitman
Personal details
Born (1740-05-30)May 30, 1740
Falmouth, Maine
Died May 10, 1813(1813-05-10) (aged 72)
Portland, Maine
Political party Democratic-Republican
Occupation Merchant

Daniel Ilsley (May 30, 1740 – May 10, 1813) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

Born in Falmouth, Maine (Portland) (then a part of Massachusetts), Ilsley received a liberal schooling. He became a distiller and was also interested in shipping. He served as a member of the committee of correspondence and safety. Major and mustering officer at Falmouth, Maine, during the Revolutionary War. He served as a delegate to the Massachusetts State convention in 1788 that adopted the Federal Constitution. He served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1793 and 1794.

Ilsley was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Tenth Congress (March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1809). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1808 to the Eleventh Congress. He died in Portland, Maine, May 10, 1813. He was interred in the Eastern Cemetery in Portland.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Peleg Wadsworth
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 15th congressional district

1807-1809
Succeeded by
Ezekiel Whitman