PAGE, John, (1787 - 1865)

Senate Years of Service: 1836-1837
Party: Jacksonian

PAGE, John, a Senator from New Hampshire; born in Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H., May 21, 1787; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; served as lieutenant in the War of 1812; assistant United States tax assessor in 1813, and assessor in 1815; member, State house of representatives 1818-1820, 1835; register of deeds for Grafton County 1827, 1829-1835; selectman of Haverhill for fourteen terms; served as town clerk; member of Governor’s council 1836, 1838; elected as a Whig to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Isaac Hill and served from June 8, 1836, to March 3, 1837; unsuccessful candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Agriculture (Twenty-fourth Congress); resumed agricultural pursuits; Governor of New Hampshire 1840-1842; died in Haverhill, N.H., September 8, 1865; interment in Ladd Street Cemetery.