Thomas L. Winthrop

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Thomas L. Winthrop
13th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
May 26, 1825 – January 9, 1833
Governor Levi Lincoln, Jr.
Preceded by Marcus Morton
Succeeded by Samuel Turell Armstrong
Personal details
Born Thomas Lindall Winthrop
March 6, 1760
New London, Connecticut
Died February 22, 1841(1841-02-22) (aged 80)
Boston, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic-Republican

Thomas L. Winthrop (March 6, 1760 – February 22, 1841) was a Massachusetts politician who served as the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts from 1826 to 1833. in 1813, he was elected both a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,[1] and a member of the American Antiquarian Society.[2]

He was a member of the Dudley–Winthrop family, a line that originates with Thomas Dudley—founder of Massachusetts and Winthrop's great-great-grandfather—and which, among other politicians, includes John Kerry, Winthrop's great-great-great-grandson. Winthrop was born in New London, Connecticut and died in Boston.

In 1785 he married Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple, daughter of Sir John Temple, the first British envoy to the United States.

He was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts and also served as a state representative and senator.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter W" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved August 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ American Antiquarian Society Members Directory
  • The Journal and Letters of Samuel Curwen, 4th Ed., Little Brown and Company, 1864, p. 675 Google Books
Political offices
Preceded by
Marcus Morton
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1825–1834
Succeeded by
Samuel Turell Armstrong