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Dwight Foster

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 2nd & 4th district
In office
March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1795 (2nd)
March 4, 1795 – June 6, 1800 (4th)
Preceded by Benjamin Goodhue (2nd)
Henry Dearborn, George Thatcher, Peleg Wadsworth (General ticket) (4th)
Succeeded by William Lyman (2nd)
Levi Lincoln, Sr. (4th)

In office
June 6, 1800 – March 2, 1803
Preceded by Samuel Dexter
Succeeded by Timothy Pickering

Born December 7, 1757
Brookfield, Massachusetts
Died April 29, 1823 (aged 65)
Brookfield, Massachusetts
Political party Federalist
Alma mater Brown University
Profession Law

Dwight Foster (December 7, 1757 – April 29, 1823) was an American lawyer and politician from Brookfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (the former name of Brown University) at Providence in 1774.

He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and represented Massachusetts in both the United States House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

Foster died in Brookfield, aged 65, and is buried in Brookfield Cemetery.

He was the brother of US Senator Theodore Foster, and was the grandfather and namesake of Dwight Foster MA.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Benjamin Goodhue
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district

alongside:William Lyman, Theodore Sedgwick, Artemas Ward
on a General Ticket
Succeeded by
William Lyman
Preceded by
Henry Dearborn, George Thatcher, Peleg Wadsworth, General Ticket
(Maine District)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
Levi Lincoln, Sr.
United States Senate
Preceded by
Samuel Dexter
United States Senator (Class 2) from Massachusetts
Served alongside: Jonathan Mason
Succeeded by
Timothy Pickering


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