GREEN, Isaiah Lewis, (1761 - 1841)


GREEN, Isaiah Lewis, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., December 28, 1761; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from Harvard University in 1781; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; elected as a Republican to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1809); elected to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1813); appointed by President Madison collector of customs for the district of Barnstable, Mass., in 1814 and served until 1837; resumed the practice of law; died in Cambridge, Mass., on December 5, 1841; interment in the Old Cambridge Cemetery.