Tucker, William, 1783-1839

Tucker, William, 1783-1839



  • 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
Identifier: Mss 901107
Date(s): 1901-01-07

William Tucker commonplace book and diary

Identifier: MS-1275
Date(s): 1830 to 1839

William Tucker (1783-1839), businessman. Grandfather of Dartmouth president William Jewett Tucker. The collection contains a commonplace book and a diary.