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Francis Malbone

Born: Mar 20, 1759

Death: Jun 4, 1809

Birthplace: Newport

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Francis Malbone

Date of Birth : Mar 20, 1759
Date of Death : Jun 4, 1809
Birth Place : Newport

Francis Malbone was an American merchant from Newport, Rhode Island. He held the rank of captain in the Rhode Island Militia and served as the commanding officer of the Artillery Company of Newport from 1792 until his death. He represented Rhode Island in the U.S. House from March 4, 1793 until March 4, 1797 and served briefly as a Federalist in the United States Senate from March 4, 1809 to his death three months later. He died on the steps of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. and is buried in the Congressional Cemetery in that city.


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