US Con -Walker, Amasa - U.S. Congressman, MA

Amasa Walker:
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Born: May 4, 1799
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Birthplace: North Brookfield Massachusetts
Father: Deacon Walter Walker 1773 – 1835
(Buried: North Brookfield Cemetery North Brookfield Massachusetts)
Mother: Priscilla Carpenter 1775 – 1835
(Buried: North Brookfield Cemetery North Brookfield Massachusetts)
1st​ Wife: Emeline C. Carleton 1800 – 1828
(Buried: North Brookfield Cemetery North Brookfield Massachusetts)
2nd​ Wife: Hannah Ambrose 1803 – 1875
(Buried: North Brookfield Cemetery North Brookfield Massachusetts)

Children:
Emeline Carleton Walker 1828 – 1828
(Buried: North Brookfield Cemetery North Brookfield Massachusetts)
Emeline B. “Emma” Walker Batcheller 1835 – 1910
(Buried: Mount Auburn Cemetery Cambridge Massachusetts)
Robert Walter Walker 1837 – 1909
(Buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery North Brookfield Massachusetts)
Francis Amasa Walker 1840 – 1897
(Buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery North Brookfield Massachusetts)


Political Party: Jacksonian, Democratic, Liberty, Free Soil, Republican


Occupation before War:

1820 – 1823: Business Partner of Allen Newell in North Brookfield.
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1823 – 1825: Agent for Methuen Manufacturing Company
1825 – 1827: Business Partner with firm of Carleton and Walker
1827 – 1840: Businessman in Boston Massachusetts
1836: Massachusetts Delegate Democratic Party National Convention
1842 – 1848: Political Economy Lecturer at Oberlin College
1843: Delegate International Peace Conference in London England
1848 – 1854: Co Author Transactions of the Agricultural Sciences of Massachusetts
1849: Delegate International Peace Conference in London England
1849: Massachusetts State Representative
1850: Massachusetts State Senator
1851 – 1852: Massachusetts State Secretary of State
1853: Member of Massachusetts State Constitutional Convention
1853 – 1860: Political Economy Lecturer at Harvard University
1856: Massachusetts Delegate Republican Party National Convention
1857: Author of Nature and Uses of Money and Mixed Currency
1857: Started Publishing articles on Political Economy.
1859 – 1869: Political Economy Lecturer at Amherst College
1860: Massachusetts State Representative
1860: Massachusetts Elector for Abraham Lincoln.

Civil War Career:
1859 – 1869: Political Economy Lecturer at Amherst College
1862: Elected to U.S. Congress to fill vacancy of Goldsmith F. Bailey.
1862 – 1863: United States Congressman from Massachusetts
1862 – 1863: Member of House Private Land Claims Committee
1862: Choose not to be a candidate for election to 38th​ Congress.

Occupation after War:
1859 – 1869: Political Economy Lecturer at Amherst College
1866: Author of Science of Wealth, a manual of Political Economy


Died:
October 29, 1875
Place of Death: North Brookfield Massachusetts
Age at time of Death: 76 years old
Burial Place: North Brookfield Cemetery North Brookfield Massachusetts
 
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