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Austin, Jonathan Loringlocked

(02 January 1748–10 May 1826)
  • Edward W. Hanson

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Austin, Jonathan Loring (02 January 1748–10 May 1826), government agent and state official, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Benjamin Austin, a merchant and politician, and Elizabeth Waldo. Austin graduated from Harvard College in 1766 and soon began a merchant career in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and neighboring Kittery, Maine....

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