Jonas SIBLEY, Congress, MA (1762-1834)


SIBLEY, Jonas, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Sutton, Mass., on March 7, 1762; completed preparatory studies; selectman 1801-1803 and again in 1819; town moderator 1802-1827; town treasurer 1806-1816; member of the state house of representatives 1806-1822 and 1827-1829; member of the state senate in 1826; delegate to the state constitutional convention in 1820; elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress (March 4, 1823-March 3, 1825); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; engaged in agricultural pursuits; died in Sutton, Worcester County, Mass., February 5, 1834; interment in Center Cemetery.

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