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Loren Pinckney Waldo

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Death: September 08, 1881 (79)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ebenezer Waldo and Cynthia Waldo
Husband of Frances Elizabeth Waldo
Father of Ebenezer Elderkin Waldo; Frances Elizabeth Hyde; Loren Pinckney Waldo, Jr. and Cynthia Pauline Marvin

Occupation: Lawyer, politician, teacher, U.S. Representative
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About Loren P. Waldo, U.S. Congress

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Loren Pinckney Waldo (February 2, 1802 – September 8, 1881) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

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Loren Pinckney Waldo (1802-1881) — also known as Loren P. Waldo — of Tolland, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Canterbury, Windham County, Conn., February 2, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Tolland, 1832-34, 1839, 1847-48; probate judge in Connecticut, 1842-43; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1849-51; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1856-63. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., September 8, 1881 (age 79 years, 218 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.

Loren Pinckney Waldo was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

Born in Canterbury, Connecticut, Waldo attended the common schools. He became a teacher and engaged in agricultural pursuits. In 1823, he moved to Tolland, Connecticut and studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced practice in Somers. Superintendent of schools. Postmaster of Somers in 1829 and 1830. He returned to Tolland in 1830. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1832–1834 and in 1839. He served as clerk of the State house of representatives in 1833. State's attorney 1837–1849. He served as judge of probate for Tolland district in 1842 and 1843. He served as member in 1847 of the committee to revise the statutes. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1847 and 1848.

Waldo was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851). He served as chairman of the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions (Thirty-first Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1850 to the Thirty-second Congress. He served as commissioner of the school fund of Connecticut. Commissioner of Pensions under President Pierce from March 17, 1853, until January 10, 1856, when he resigned to become judge of the superior court of Connecticut 1856-1863. He moved to Hartford, Connecticut, and resumed the practice of his profession. He was again a member of a committee to revise the statutes, in 1864. He died in Hartford, Connecticut, September 8, 1881. He was interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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Loren P. Waldo, U.S. Congress's Timeline

1802
February 2, 1802
Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
1827
March 9, 1827
Age 25
Tolland, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States
1831
March 21, 1831
Age 29
Tolland, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States
1834
March 24, 1834
Age 32
Tolland, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States
1836
October 25, 1836
Age 34
Tolland, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States
1881
September 8, 1881
Age 79
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
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Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States