Jabez Upham

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Jabez Upham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1807 – 1810
Preceded bySeth Hastings
Succeeded byJoseph Allen
Personal details
Born(1764-08-23)August 23, 1764
Brookfield, Massachusetts
DiedNovember 8, 1811(1811-11-08) (aged 47)
Brookfield, Massachusetts
Political partyFederalist
RelationsHorace Gray (grandson)
Alma materHarvard University

Jabez Upham (August 23, 1764 – November 8, 1811) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, brother of George Baxter Upham, and cousin of Charles Wentworth Upham, both were also U.S. Representatives.

Born in Brookfield, Massachusetts, Upham graduated from Harvard University in 1785. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

He moved to Claremont, New Hampshire, and then to Brookfield, Massachusetts, where he continued the practice of law. He served as member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1804 to 1806 and in 1811.

Upham was elected as a Federalist to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses, and served from March 4, 1807, until his resignation in 1810.

He died in Brookfield, Massachusetts, November 8, 1811. He was interred in New Cemetery, West Brookfield, Massachusetts.

Jabez Upham was the grandfather of Horace Gray, a Supreme Court judge.


  • United States Congress. "Jabez Upham (id: U000023)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Seth Hastings
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by
Joseph Allen