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Jonathan Grout


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Updated: 2017-05-08T18:20Z
Jonathan Grout
Jonathan Grout.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1789 – March 3, 1791
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byGeorge Thatcher
Personal details
Born(1737-07-23)July 23, 1737
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
DiedSeptember 8, 1807(1807-09-08) (aged 70)
Dover, New Hampshire
Political partyDemocratic-Republican Lua error in Module:Officeholder_party_tracking at line 22: invalid escape sequence near [^%w'.
OccupationLawyer

Jonathan Grout (July 23, 1737 – September 8, 1807) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. Grout was born in Lunenburg, Massachusetts and served in the First United States Congress.[1]

Grout built the first optical telegraph in the United States, connecting Martha's Vineyard and Boston.[2]

References

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
District created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 8th congressional district

March 4, 1789 – March 3, 1791
Succeeded by
George Thatcher


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