Edward St. Loe Livermore

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Edward St. Loe Livermore

Death: Died
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Son of Samuel Livermore, U.S. Senator and Jane Livermore
Father of Harriet Livermore
Brother of Arthur Livermore

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About Edward St. Loe Livermore


Edward St. Loe Livermore, son of Samuel Livermore and brother of Arthur Livermore), was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on April 5, 1762. He pursued classical studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Concord, New Hampshire and later practised in Portsmouth.

Livermore served as United States district attorney 1789-1797. He also served as State Solicitor for Rockingham County 1791-1793, Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court 1797-1799,and a naval officer for the port of Portsmouth 1799-1802. He moved to Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1802 and was elected as a Federalist to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses (March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1811).

He was not a candidate for renomination in 1810. He resumed the practice of law, moved to Boston in 1811, then to Zanesville, Ohio. Livermore returned to Boston, and then moved to Tewksbury where he lived in retirement until his death there on September 15, 1832. His interment was in the Granary Burying Ground in Boston.

Livermore was the father of Samuel Livermore, the authority on civil law and of Harriet Livermore(1788-1868), a prominent Millerite preacher.

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