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HOLTON, Samuel, statesman, born in Danvers, Massachusetts, 9 June, 1738; died there, 2 January, 1816. For many years he was an eminent physician of Danvers, a member of the legislature previous to the Revolution, and one of the most zealous patriots of his day. He was a delegate to the Essex county convention in 1774, served in the Provincial congresses of 1774-'5, was a member of the committee of safety of July, 1776, and of the superior executive council. He was a delegate to frame the confederation of 1777, a delegate to congress in 1778-'83, and again in 1793-'5, and a member of the State constitutional convention of 1789. He was judge of probate from 1796 till 1815, a member of the council twenty-seven years, and a councillor of the Massachusetts medical society.
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