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John Batchelor- The Murder of Jim Fisk for the Love of Josie Mansfield: A Tragedy of the Gilded Age
John Batchelor- The Murder of Jim Fisk for the Love of Josie Mansfield: A Tragedy of the Gilded Age
Published: 2016/09/28
Channel: The John Batchelor Show
Carlton Fisk 2000 Hall of Fame Induction Speech
Carlton Fisk 2000 Hall of Fame Induction Speech
Published: 2014/10/23
Channel: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Conversations with History - Joan Wallach Scott
Conversations with History - Joan Wallach Scott
Published: 2009/03/09
Channel: UC Berkeley Events
Blacks and the Republican Party, Dr. HPonder1
Blacks and the Republican Party, Dr. HPonder1
Published: 2007/08/24
Channel: DrJHaney
Trump - "Obama Didn
Trump - "Obama Didn't Kill Osama bin Laden!" Interview
Published: 2017/02/26
Channel: Panama Papers: The Real Story
Fisk and Dr. Henry Foster Nomination, Dr. HPonder1
Fisk and Dr. Henry Foster Nomination, Dr. HPonder1
Published: 2007/08/16
Channel: DrJHaney
Part I Fisk Educational Soiree
Part I Fisk Educational Soiree
Published: 2013/01/26
Channel: Sabrina Walker
Larry King Live: Dershowitz vs Zogby on Gaza Part 1
Larry King Live: Dershowitz vs Zogby on Gaza Part 1
Published: 2009/01/05
Channel: heathr456
Conversations With History: James M. McPherson
Conversations With History: James M. McPherson
Published: 2008/12/19
Channel: University of California Television (UCTV)
TEDxEast - James Smith - Comedian
TEDxEast - James Smith - Comedian
Published: 2010/12/13
Channel: TEDx Talks
Berkeley Symposium on Same Sex Marriage: Politics
Berkeley Symposium on Same Sex Marriage: Politics
Published: 2008/01/23
Channel: University of California Television (UCTV)
U.S. Strategy for Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria
U.S. Strategy for Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria
Published: 2017/07/14
Channel: Middle East Policy Council
Mr. Burns - Hang Your Heads In Shame!
Mr. Burns - Hang Your Heads In Shame!
Published: 2015/07/22
Channel: Nathan Fisk
33rd Race Relations Institute
33rd Race Relations Institute
Published: 2017/03/18
Channel: Counter-Racism
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jay gould
Published: 2013/02/19
Channel: APUSHistrory
Conflict in the LCMS: Theology or Politics - KMOX
Conflict in the LCMS: Theology or Politics - KMOX
Published: 2011/04/25
Channel: ELCAArchives
Conversations with History: Amartya Sen
Conversations with History: Amartya Sen
Published: 2008/03/08
Channel: University of California Television (UCTV)
CrossTalk on Dalai Lama: CIA monk exposed
CrossTalk on Dalai Lama: CIA monk exposed
Published: 2010/02/19
Channel: RT
James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley: Managing a Wall Street Firm (2017)
James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley: Managing a Wall Street Firm (2017)
Published: 2017/07/22
Channel: Investors Archive
CrossTalk: WikiBacklash
CrossTalk: WikiBacklash
Published: 2010/12/06
Channel: RT
Carlton Fisk Reflects on Red Sox Career During Number Retirement Ceremony in 2000
Carlton Fisk Reflects on Red Sox Career During Number Retirement Ceremony in 2000
Published: 2013/09/05
Channel: NESN
Fisk University - Patriotism and You
Fisk University - Patriotism and You
Published: 2014/06/06
Channel: Fisk1866
Conversations with History: Chalmers Johnson
Conversations with History: Chalmers Johnson
Published: 2008/01/17
Channel: University of California Television (UCTV)
CrossTalk on Bankers: The Real Terrorists?
CrossTalk on Bankers: The Real Terrorists?
Published: 2010/02/03
Channel: RT
J. Edgar Hoover & the Library of Congress
J. Edgar Hoover & the Library of Congress
Published: 2012/01/25
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
Religious Studies and Global Studies Lecture: Bruce Fisk
Religious Studies and Global Studies Lecture: Bruce Fisk
Published: 2017/12/01
Channel: WestmontTV
History of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Dr. RMitchell and PKwami1
History of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Dr. RMitchell and PKwami1
Published: 2012/08/06
Channel: james haney
Five Uncomfortable Facts About the Middle East
Five Uncomfortable Facts About the Middle East
Published: 2016/02/18
Channel: DU Center for Middle East Studies
Aero-TV: Politics, Planes & Empowerment - Senator James Inhofe At AirVenture 2016
Aero-TV: Politics, Planes & Empowerment - Senator James Inhofe At AirVenture 2016
Published: 2016/08/26
Channel: Aero-News Network
The American Presidential Election of 1888
The American Presidential Election of 1888
Published: 2016/05/02
Channel: Mr. Beat
CrossTalk: Soviet Amerika
CrossTalk: Soviet Amerika
Published: 2010/03/01
Channel: RT
CrossTalk: Egypt
CrossTalk: Egypt's Political Theater (pre-recorded)
Published: 2012/07/16
Channel: RT
Conversations with History:  Stanley Cavell
Conversations with History: Stanley Cavell
Published: 2008/01/31
Channel: University of California Television (UCTV)
Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents
Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents' | James Flynn
Published: 2013/09/26
Channel: TED
Conversations With History - James Fallows
Conversations With History - James Fallows
Published: 2008/10/03
Channel: UC Berkeley Events
Conversations with History: Stephen M. Walt
Conversations with History: Stephen M. Walt
Published: 2008/11/04
Channel: University of California Television (UCTV)
Depression and Spiritual Awakening, Dr. AArthur1
Depression and Spiritual Awakening, Dr. AArthur1
Published: 2009/11/01
Channel: DrJHaney
Remembering James Foley
Remembering James Foley
Published: 2014/10/28
Channel: Online News Association
Vanderbilt vs. Drew
Vanderbilt vs. Drew
Published: 2015/08/26
Channel: AmericanHeroesfullepisodes
Historical Black Colleges and the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Dr. RMitchell and PKwami4
Historical Black Colleges and the Fisk Jubilee Singers, Dr. RMitchell and PKwami4
Published: 2009/10/09
Channel: DrJHaney
Inside Syria - Syria
Inside Syria - Syria's blame game
Published: 2012/05/14
Channel: Al Jazeera English
Q&A: Neil Sheehan
Q&A: Neil Sheehan
Published: 2009/09/21
Channel: C-SPAN
CrossTalk: Syrian Series
CrossTalk: Syrian Series
Published: 2012/02/10
Channel: RT
CrossTalk on Tehran Tango: Planned to Fail?
CrossTalk on Tehran Tango: Planned to Fail?
Published: 2010/12/03
Channel: RT
CrossTalk: Chinese Century
CrossTalk: Chinese Century
Published: 2010/09/17
Channel: RT
Comey lies to Congress. Conceals knowledge of Dennis Montgomery.
Comey lies to Congress. Conceals knowledge of Dennis Montgomery.
Published: 2017/03/28
Channel: Jed Clampett
CrossTalk: China Power Engine Without Fuel?
CrossTalk: China Power Engine Without Fuel?
Published: 2012/09/12
Channel: RT
CrossTalk: Depegging Dollar
CrossTalk: Depegging Dollar
Published: 2012/06/11
Channel: RT
Conversations with History: Sir Ralf Dahrendorf
Conversations with History: Sir Ralf Dahrendorf
Published: 2008/06/12
Channel: University of California Television (UCTV)
Syria to become Lybia 2.0?
Syria to become Lybia 2.0?
Published: 2011/04/29
Channel: RT America
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James Fisk
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Member of the
United States House of Representatives
from Vermont's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1805 – March 3, 1809
Preceded by William Chamberlain
Succeeded by William Chamberlain
Member of the
United States House of Representatives
from Vermont's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1815
Preceded by William Chamberlain
Succeeded by Chauncey Langdon
United States Senator
from Vermont
In office
November 4, 1817 – January 8, 1818
Preceded by Dudley Chase
Succeeded by William A. Palmer
Member of the Vermont House of Representatives
In office
1800–1805
1809–1810
1815
Personal details
Born (1763-10-04)October 4, 1763
Greenwich, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America
Died November 17, 1844(1844-11-17) (aged 81)
Swanton, Vermont, U.S.
Political party Democratic-Republican
Spouse(s) Priscilla West
Profession Politician, Minister, Lawyer, Judge

James Fisk (October 4, 1763 – November 17, 1844) was an American politician from Vermont. He served in the House of Representatives and the United States Senate.

Biography[edit]

Fisk was born in Greenwich, Province of Massachusetts Bay and was self-educated.[1] He served in the Revolutionary War from 1779 to 1782. He was a member of the Massachusetts General Court in 1785.[2] Fisk was ordained as a Universalist minister, and preached occasionally. He married Priscilla West.[3]

Fisk moved to Barre, Vermont in 1798 where he worked as a farmer and minister. He studied law and was admitted to the bar; he began the practice of law in Barre.[4]

Fisk entered politics in Vermont as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives, serving from 1800 to 1805, 1809 to 1810 and in 1815.[5] He was judge of the Orange County, Vermont Court from 1802 to 1809 and in 1816.[6] He was selected as the member from Orange County to locate the capital in 1803. Fisk served as chairman of the committee that endeavored to get a settlement of the northern boundary with Canada in 1804.

In 1804 Fisk was elected as a Democratic-Republican candidate to the United States House of Representatives, serving from March 4, 1805 until March 3, 1809.[7] He ran unsuccessfully for reelection in 1808. In 1811 he was elected again to the House, and served from March 4, 1811 until March 3, 1815.[8] He was chairman of the Committee on Elections.

Fisk was appointed United States Judge for the Territory of Indiana in 1812 by President James Madison,[9] but declined the appointment. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1814, and served as judge of the Supreme Court of Vermont from 1815 until 1816.[10]

He was elected as a Democratic-Republican candidate to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Dudley Chase. Fisk served in the Senate from November 4, 1817 until he resigned on January 8, 1818[11][12] to serve as collector of customs for the district of Vermont from 1818 until 1826.[13] He moved to Swanton, Vermont in 1819.

Death[edit]

Fisk died on November 17, 1844 in Swanton. He is interred at the Church Street Cemetery in Swanton.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "James Fisk (1763-1844)". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ Journal of the Senate, Volume 130. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 1909. p. 170. 
  3. ^ "James Fisk". Find A Grave. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ "FISK, James, (1763 - 1844)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  5. ^ Crockett, Walter Hill. Vermont: the Green mountain state, Volume 2. 1921: The Century history company, inc. p. 593. 
  6. ^ Gazetteer of Washington County, Vt., 1783-1889. The Syracuse journal company, printers,. 1889. p. 59. 
  7. ^ "Sen. James Fisk". govtrack.us. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Sen. James Fisk". govtrack.us. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Federal Judges for the Indiana Territory" (PDF). Indiana.edu. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  10. ^ Thompson, Zadock (1842). History Of Vermont, Natural, Civil And Statistical, In Three Parts, With A Few Map Of The State, And 200 Engravings. p. 124. 
  11. ^ Dodge, Andrew R. (2005). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005: The Continental Congress, September 5, 1774, to October 21, 1788, and the Congress of the United States, from the First Through the One Hundred Eighth Congresses, March 4, 1789, to January 3, 2005. Government Printing Office. p. 85. 
  12. ^ "Sen. James Fisk". govtrack.us. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  13. ^ Lanman, Charles Lanman (1887). Biographical Annals of the Civil Government of the United States. J.M. Morrison,. p. 171. 
  14. ^ "James Fisk". Find A Grave. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

  • "Gazetteer of Washington County, Vt., 1783-1889" by William Adams, The Syracuse Journal Company Printers, 1899

External links[edit]


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Chamberlain
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Vermont's 3rd congressional district

1805 - 1809
Succeeded by
William Chamberlain
Preceded by
William Chamberlain
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Vermont's 3rd congressional district

1811 - 1815
Succeeded by
Chauncey Langdon
U.S. Senate
Preceded by
Dudley Chase
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Vermont
1817—1818
Served alongside: Isaac Tichenor
Succeeded by
William A. Palmer

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