Zebulon R. Shipherd

U.S. Congressperson

1768 – 1841

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Who was Zebulon R. Shipherd?

Zebulon Rudd Shipherd was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Granville, Washington County, he completed preparatory studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Granville. His wife, Elizabeth Bull, had one child, Fayette. Elizabeth and Zebulon had two children together, John J Shipherd and Minerva Shipherd.

Shipherd was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress. He resumed the practice of his profession in Granville and was a trustee of Middlebury College from 1819 to 1841. He moved to Moriah, Essex County about 1830, where he died in 1841; interment was in the Moriah Corners Cemetery.

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Born
Nov 15, 1768
Also known as
  • Zebulon Shipherd
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Nov 1, 1841

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on July 23, 2013

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