Benjamin Goodhue House, 70 Boston. St.

  • Benjamin Goodhue House, 70 Boston. St.
  • The Moulton-Erickson Photo Co.
  • Photograph of the home of Benjamin Goodhue. Benjamin Goodhue was a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts, born in Salem, Mass. on September 20, 1748. He graduated from Harvard College in 1766 and later became a merchant. He served as a member of the State House of Representatives from 1780-1782. He was a member of the State Senate in 1783 and from 1786-1788. Goodhue was also a member of the State Constitutional Convention in 1779 and 1780. He was later elected to the First and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1789, until his resignation in June 1796. He was Chairman of the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures (Fourth Congress) and elected in 1796 as a Federalist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George Cabot. He was reelected and served from June 11, 1796, to November 8, 1800, when he resigned. Goodhue died in Salem, Mass., on July 28, 1814 and is interred in Broad Street Cemetery.
  • 1891-1901
  • Frank Cousins' Bee-Hive
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