Francis Malbone

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Francis Malbone
United States Senator
from Rhode Island
In office
March 4, 1809 – June 4, 1809
Preceded byBenjamin Howland
Succeeded byChristopher G. Champlin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1797
Preceded bySeat added
Succeeded byThomas Tillinghast
Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1759-03-20)March 20, 1759
Newport, Rhode Island
DiedJune 4, 1809(1809-06-04) (aged 50)
Washington, D.C.
Political partyFederalist

Francis Malbone (March 20, 1759 – June 4, 1809) was an American merchant from Newport, Rhode Island. He held the rank of captain in the Rhode Island Militia and served as the commanding officer of the Artillery Company of Newport from 1792 until his death.

He represented Rhode Island in the U.S. House from March 4, 1793 until March 3, 1797 and served briefly as a Federalist in the United States Senate from March 4, 1809 to his death three months later.

He died on the steps of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. and is buried in the Congressional Cemetery in that city.

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External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Francis Malbone (id: M000076)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. Senate
Preceded by
Benjamin Howland
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Rhode Island
Served alongside: Elisha Mathewson
Succeeded by
Christopher G. Champlin
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Seat added
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's At-large district

Succeeded by
Thomas Tillinghast