VARNUM, JOHN, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Dracut, Middlesex County, Mass.,
June 25, 1778; was graduated from Harvard University in 1798; studied law; was admitted to the bar
and commenced practice in Haverhill, Mass., in 1802; was elected as a Federalist to the State senate
in 1811; moved to Lowell, Mass.; elected to the Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Congresses
(March 4, 1825-March 3, 1831); returned to Lowell, Mass., and later moved to Niles, Berrien
County, Mich., where he died July 23, 1836; interment in Silverbrook Cemetery.