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Ambrose Arnold Ranney

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1887
Preceded by Walbridge A. Field
Succeeded by Leopold Morse

Born April 17, 1821
Townshend, Vermont
Died March 5, 1899
Boston, Massachusetts
Political party Republican

Ambrose Arnold Ranney (April 17, 1821-March 5, 1899) was a Representative from Massachusetts.

He was born in Townshend, Vermont. He graduated from Dartmouth College. He studied law in Woodstock, Vermont in 1844. He was admitted to the bar in 1848 and practiced in Boston.

He was in the corporation counsel for the city from 1855 to 1857. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1857, 1863, and 1864. He served as a Republican in the Forty-seventh, Forty-eighth, and Forty-ninth Congresses (1881-1887). He failed reelection in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress. He then resumed the practice of law until his death.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Walbridge A. Field
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1887
Succeeded by
Leopold Morse


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