Dictionary of the United States Congress; Containing Biographical Sketches of Its Members from the Foundation of the Government with an Appendix

Dictionary of the United States Congress; Containing Biographical Sketches of Its Members from the Foundation of the Government with an Appendix

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...virtues. MALLORY, FRANCIS. He was born in Virginia, and was a Representative in Congress, from that State, from 1837 to 1839, and again from 1841 to 1843. MALLORY, MEREDITH. He was born in Connecticut, and was a Representative in Congress, from New York, from 1839 to 1841. MALLORY, S. R. He is a Senator in Congress, from Florida, having been elected in 1851, serving continuously, by re-election, to the present time. He is Chairman of the Committee on Naval Affairs, and a member of the Committee on Claims. MANGUM, WILIE P. Born in Orange County, North Carolina, in 1792, and graduated at the university of that State in 1815. He studied law, rose to eminence in his profession, entered into politics, and was elected to the Honse of Commons, in 1818. Inl819he was elected a Judge of the Superior I Court; and from 1823 to 1826, j served as a Representative in Conj gress. He was elected a United! States Senator in 1831, re-elected in 1841, and for a third term in 1848. In 1837 he received eleven electoral votes for President of the United States; and during the administration of President Tyler was j President of the United States Senate. He has of late years lived in retirement at his home in North Carolina. MANN, ABIJAH, Jr. Born at Fairfield, Herkimer County, New York, September 24, 1793; he received a good common school education, and became a teacher in the district school in Oneida County; he was afterwards. a merchant, postmaster, and justice of the peace; and elected to the Legislature in 1827, serving by reelections until 1830. He was a Representative in Congress, from j 1833 to 1837, durinsr which time he served on several committees, being once Chairman of the Committee on Rules and Orders of the House. In 1837, on returning to his native...show more

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