Plymouth County Biographies

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William Cushing

William Cushing (1732-1810) — of Massachusetts. Born in Scituate, Plymouth County, Mass., March 1, 1732. State court judge in Massachusetts, 1777; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1782-89; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1782-89; Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1789-1810. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died September 13, 1810. Interment at a private or family graveyard, Plymouth County, Mass.

Parents: Hon. John Cushing, Mary Cotton
Spouse: Hannah Phillips
Born: 31 Jul 1754 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
Died: 12 May 1834 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Marriage: 11 Oct 1774 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut

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