STANTON, Joseph, Jr., (1739 - 1807)

Senate Years of Service: 1790-1793
Party: Anti-Administration

STANTON, Joseph, Jr., a Senator and a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Charlestown, R.I., July 19, 1739; served in the expedition against Canada in 1759; member, State house of representatives 1768-1774; served as colonel in the Revolutionary Army; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1790; elected to the United States Senate and served from June 12, 1790, to March 3, 1793; member, State house of representatives 1794-1800; elected as a Republican to the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Congresses (March 4, 1801-March 3, 1807); died in Charlestown, R.I., in 1807; interment in the family cemetery.