HUNT, Jonathan, (1787 - 1832)


HUNT, Jonathan, a Representative from Vermont; born in Vernon, Windham County, Vt., August 12, 1787; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1807; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Brattleboro, Vt., in 1812; first president of the Old Brattleboro Bank in 1821; member of the State house of representatives in 1811, 1816, 1817, and 1824; elected as an Adams candidate to the Twentieth Congress and reelected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first, and Twenty-second Congresses, and served from March 4, 1827, until his death in Washington, D.C., May 15, 1832; internment in Congressional Cemetery; reinterment in Brattleboro, Vt.