FULLER, Timothy, (1778 - 1835)


FULLER, Timothy, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Chilmark, Dukes County, Mass., July 11, 1778; received a classical education and was graduated from Harvard University in 1801; taught at Leicester Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Boston in 1804; served in the State senate 1813-1817; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth through the Seventeenth Congresses and reelected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1825); chairman, Committee on Naval Affairs (Seventeenth Congress); member of the State house of representatives 1825-1828; State councilor in 1828; again elected to the State house of representatives in 1831; died in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., October 1, 1835; interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.