Bradstreet, Simon


Bradstreet, Simon
(1603-1697)
   Born in England. Educated at Cambridge; and emigrated to Massachusetts, where he became assistant judge of the Court in 1630. In 1631 one of the founders of Cambridge, Mass.; from 1630 to 1679 assistant governor of Massachusetts; from 1679 to 1686 governor; and from 1689 to 1692 president of the administration of the colony.
   Index: F Made governor of Massachusetts, 266; on failure of expedition against Quebec, 301.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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