Lt. Gov. Thomas Lindall Winthrop

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Thomas Lindall Winthrop

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, United States
Death: February 22, 1841 (80)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Still Winthrop and Jane Winthrop
Husband of Elizabeth B Winthrop
Father of Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple Tappan; Sarah Bowdoin Sullivan; Robert C. Winthrop, Sr., U.S. Senator, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Grenville Temple Winthrop and Anna Warren
Brother of Francis Bayard Winthrop; Mary Parkin; Joseph Augustus Winthrop, I and Ann Sears
Half brother of Benjamin Winthrop; Elizabeth Sebor and Margaret Shirreffe Marston

Occupation: Lt. Gov. of Mass. (1826-1832)
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About Lt. Gov. Thomas Lindall Winthrop

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.

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 1813, he was elected both a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the American Antiquarian Society.

From 1826 to 1833, Winthrop served as the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts. He was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts and also served as a state representative and senator.

Personal life

In 1785, he married Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple (1769–1825), daughter of Sir John Temple, the first British envoy to the United States. Together, they were the parents of:

Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple Winthrop (1787–1860), who married Benjamin Tappan (1788–1863)

Sarah Bowdoin Winthrop (1788–1864), who married George O'Sullivan (1783–1866), the son of Gov. James Sullivan

Anna Winthrop (d. 1850), who married Dr. John Collins Warren (1778–1856) in October 1843.

George Winthrop (1805–1875)

Grenville Temple Winthrop (1807–1853), who married Frances Maria Heard

Robert Charles Winthrop (1809–1894), who served as a U.S. Senator and the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

He died in Boston on February 22, 1841.


Through his son Robert, he was the great-great-great-grandfather of John Kerry, the U.S. Senator and U.S. Secretary of State.

'THOMAS LINDALL WINTHROP ...... Birth: 1760 Death: 1841

Lt. Governor of Massachusetts

Family links:

 John Still Winthrop (1719 - 1776)
 Elizabeth Shirreff Winthrop (1724 - 1793)

 Anna Winthrop Warren (____ - 1850)*
 George Winthrop (1805 - 1875)*
 Robert Charles Winthrop (1809 - 1894)*
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Burial: Kings Chapel Burying Ground Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA

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Created by: Jen Snoots Record added: Jun 27, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 11242897

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Lt. Gov. Thomas Lindall Winthrop's Timeline

March 6, 1760
New London, Connecticut, United States
May 16, 1787
Age 27
June 3, 1788
Age 28
March 23, 1807
Age 47
May 12, 1809
Age 49
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
February 22, 1841
Age 80
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States