Shearjashub Bourne

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Shearjashub Bourne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1791 – March 4, 1793
Preceded by George Partridge
Succeeded by District eliminated
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1793 – March 4, 1795
Preceded by Elbridge Gerry
Succeeded by Samuel Lyman
Member of the Massachusetts
House of Representatives
In office
1788–1790
Member of the Massachusetts
House of Representatives
In office
1782–1785
Personal details
Born June 14, 1746
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Died March 11, 1806(1806-03-11) (aged 59)
Boston, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Political party Pro-Administration
Alma mater Harvard College, 1764

Shearjashub Bourne (June 14, 1746 – March 11, 1806) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician from Boston, Massachusetts. He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and represented Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1791 to March 4, 1795. He later served as Chief Justice of the Suffolk County, Massachusetts Court of Common Pleas.

External links[edit]

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George Partridge
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1791 – March 4, 1793
Succeeded by
District eliminated
Preceded by
Elbridge Gerry
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

(alongside Peleg Coffin, Jr. on a General ticket)
March 4, 1793 – March 4, 1795
Succeeded by
Samuel Lyman
Legal offices
Preceded by
Justice of the Court of Common Pleas of Suffolk County
1799 - March 11, 1806
Succeeded by