Treadwell, John, 1745 - 1823

John Treadwell (1745-1823) was a lawyer from Farmington, Connecticut who graduated Yale College (1767).  He was elected to the Connecticut House of Representatives (1776-1785) and to the Upper House (1785-1797).  Treadwell also served in the Continental Congress (1784, 1785, 1787), judge of the Court of Common Pleas, and of the Supreme Court of Errors (1789-1809).  He was elected Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut in 1798 and became Governor at the death of   in 1809.  In 1815 Treadwell served on two legislative committees dealing with Connecticut Indians. Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress. IP 2.2.165

Born: 
1745
Died: 
1823
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