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Harvey, Matthew
Born June 21, 1781, in Sutton, NH
Died April 7, 1866, in Concord, NH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
Received a recess appointment from Andrew Jackson on November 2, 1830, to a seat vacated by John S. Sherburne; nominated to the same position by Andrew Jackson on December 14, 1830. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1830, and received commission on December 16, 1830. Service terminated on April 7, 1866, due to death.

Education:
Dartmouth College, 1806
Read law, 1809

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hopkinton, New Hampshire, 1809-1814
State representative, New Hampshire, 1814-1821
U.S. representative from New Hampshire, 1821-1825
State senator, New Hampshire, 1825-1827
Member, Executive Council, State of New Hampshire, 1828-1829
Governor, New Hampshire, 1830
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