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Tucker, William, 1783-1839

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1783 - 1839

William Tucker was born in 1783. He entered Amherst College in 1833, but left in order to go into business with his father and cousin. Known by the name "Squire Tucker" he was a pioneer in manufacturing and represented the town of Norwich, Connecticut in the state legislature. Tucker was the grandfather of Dartmouth College President, William Jewett Tucker. He died in 1839, at the age of fifty-seven.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William J. Tucker letter

Mss 901107
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 901107

William Tucker commonplace book and diary

MS-1275
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1275
Overview William Tucker (1783-1839), businessman. Grandfather of Dartmouth president William Jewett Tucker. The collection contains a commonplace book and a diary.