Nathaniel Hazard

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Nathaniel Hazard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1819 – December 17, 1820
Preceded byJames B. Mason
Succeeded byJob Durfee
Personal details
Born1776 (1776)
Newport, Rhode Island
DiedDecember 17, 1820(1820-12-17) (aged 43–44)
Washington, D.C.
Resting placeCongressional Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Alma materBrown University

Nathaniel Hazard (1776 – December 17, 1820) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island.

Born in Newport, Rhode Island, Hazard was graduated from Brown University in 1792. He served as a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives and served as speaker.

Hazard was elected as a Republican to the Sixteenth Congress and served from March 4, 1819, until his death in Washington, D.C., on December 17, 1820.

He was interred in the Congressional Cemetery.


Nathaniel wrote to Alexander Hamilton on a few occasions in New York where he brings to Hamilton’s attention of the cities problems and concerns. [5 October 1790][9 March 1791][30 September 1791]

See also[edit]


  • United States Congress. "Nathaniel Hazard (id: H000415)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James B. Mason
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's at-large congressional district

Succeeded by
Job Durfee