STEVENS, Moses Tyler, (1825 - 1907)


”The House of Representatives of the Fifty Third Congress” (detail), The Graphic Chicago, 1893, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

STEVENS, Moses Tyler, (brother of Charles Abbot Stevens and cousin of Isaac Ingalls Stevens), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in North Andover (then a part of Andover), Essex County, Mass., October 10, 1825; attended Franklin Academy at North Andover; was graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, in 1842; attended Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1842 and 1843; engaged in the manufacture of woolen goods in North Andover; served as president of the Andover National Bank; member of the Massachusetts State house of representatives in 1861; served in the Massachusetts State senate in 1868; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1895); was not a candidate for renomination in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress; resumed his interests in the manufacturing business; died in North Andover, Mass., March 25, 1907; interment in Ridgewood Cemetery.