James Hillhouse

James Hillhouse

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Hillhouse was an American lawyer, real estate developer, and politician from New Haven, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in both the U.S. House and Senate. Hillhouse is responsible for much of the current look of New Haven, and was for many years the treasurer of Yale University. James was born in Montville, Connecticut, the son of William Hillhouse, and adopted by his childless uncle and aunt, James Abraham and Mary Lucas Hillhouse. He graduated from Yale in 1773 and was admitted to the bar in 1775. He became a captain in Governor's Foot Guards of the militia in the Revolutionary War. Hillhouse was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1780, United States Congressman from Connecticut at-large, 1791-96, and United States Senator from Connecticut, 1796-1810show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134909246
  • 9786134909242