Thomas DAVEE, Congress, ME (1797-1841)


DAVEE, Thomas, a Representative from Maine; born in Plymouth, Mass., December 9, 1797; attended the common schools; moved to Maine, where he engaged in mercantile pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1826 and 1827; served in the State senate 1830-1832; high sheriff of Somerset County in 1835; postmaster of Blanchard from November 6, 1833, to March 24, 1837; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1841); was not a candidate for renomination in 1840; resumed mercantile pursuits; again a member of the State senate in 1841 and served until his death in Blanchard, Piscataquis County, Maine, December 9, 1841; interment in the Village Cemetery, Monson, Maine.

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