Ebenezer Huntington

Ebenezer Huntington (* December 26, 1754 in Norwich, Connecticut, † June 17, 1834 ) was an American politician. Between 1810 and 1811, and from 1817 to 1819, he represented the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


After a good primary education Ebenezer Huntington to 1775 attended the Yale College. At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, he joined the American movement and became a soldier in the Continental Army. Later he became an officer in the regular U.S. Army. In 1798 he was called as a brigadier general in the face of an impending war with France returned to active service. A post he held between July 19, 1798 and June 15 in 1800.

Politically, a member of the Huntington founded by Alexander Hamilton Federalist Party. Following the resignation of Congressman Samuel W. Dana, who was the eighth seat in parliament of the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives, Huntington was elected at the state- wide election held as his successor in Congress. There he finished between 11 October 1810 and 3 March 1811, the legislature Unopened his predecessor. In the congressional elections of 1818 he was again elected for the first seat in parliament of his country in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington. There he met on March 4, 1817 the successor of Benjamin Tallmadge. Until March 3, 1819, he completed a full term in Congress; then took over Gideon Tomlinson of the Democratic-Republican Party its mandate.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives to Huntington withdrew from politics. He died in June 1834 in his native Norwich and was also buried there.