VARNUM, JOSEPH B.
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(1750-1821), was a member of the Massachusetts Legislature from 1780 to 1787, of the Massachusetts Convention of 1788, and of the Governor's Council from 1787 to 1795. He represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress as a Democrat from 1795 to 1811, acting as Speaker from 1807 to 1811. He was a U.S. Senator from 1811 to 1817.
By John Franklin Jameson