Daniel Meserve DURELL, Congress, NH (1769-1841)


DURELL, Daniel Meserve, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Lee, N.H., July 20, 1769; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1794; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1797 and commenced practice in Dover, N.H.; elected as a Republican to the Tenth Congress (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1809); member of the State house of representatives in 1816; chief justice of the district court of common pleas 1816-1821; United States attorney for the district of New Hampshire 1830-1834; resumed the practice of law; died in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., April 29, 1841; interment in Pine Hill Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present