HARVEY, Jonathan, (1780 - 1859)


HARVEY, Jonathan, (brother of Matthew Harvey), a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Sutton, Merrimack County, N.H., February 25, 1780; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1811-1816, 1831-1834, and 1838-1840; served in the State senate 1816-1823, and was president of that body 1817-1823; member of the executive council 1823-1825; elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1831); was not a candidate for renomination in 1830; retired to his farm at North Sutton, N.H., where he died on August 23, 1859; interment in North Sutton Cemetery.