Uriah Tracy

Uriah Tracy ( born February 2, 1755 in Franklin, Connecticut; † July 19, 1807 in Washington DC ) was an American politician ( Federalist Party), who belonged to the House of Representatives of the United States and the Senate of the United States.

Tracy graduated in 1778 at Yale University law. In 1781 he got his approval and from then practiced for many years in Litchfield as a lawyer. From 1788 to 1793 he was in the state Legislature and worked from 1793 to 1796 in the United States Congress. After his quarter, he was elected to the U.S. Senate, to take the place of Jonathan Trumbull Jr., who has resigned. Tracy was in this office worked until in Washington DC He died. He was buried in the newly built " Congressional Cemetery ." His portrait, painted by Ralph Earl, is in the collection of " Litchfield Historical Society " in Litchfield.