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Walter Folger


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Walter Folger
  • Born: 12 Jan 1765, Nantucket MA
  • Died: 9 Sep 1849, Nantucket MA

  General notes:

Clock and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked before 1790 as a clock and watchmaker in Nantucket MA
    He later studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was elected a member of the state senate 1809-1815 and in 1822 and, as a Republican, to the Fifteenth Congress and reelected to the Sixteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1821). After his last term, he returned to Nantucket and practised law.

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