The Political Register and Congressional Directory; A Statistical Record of the Federal Officials, Legislative, Executive, and Judicial, of the United

The Political Register and Congressional Directory; A Statistical Record of the Federal Officials, Legislative, Executive, and Judicial, of the United

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...and serving from December 3, 1:866, to March 3, 1807; was re-elected to the Fortieth Congress, but committed suicide at Russellville, Kentucky. May 8, 1867. Hitchcock, Peter, was born at Cheshire, Connecticut, October 19, 1780; received a classical education, graduating at Yale College in 1801; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1804, and commenced practice at Cheshire, Connecticut; removed to Geauga County, Ohio; was a member of the State House of Representatives in 1810, and of the State Senate in 1812-1810; was elected a representative from Ohio in the Fifteenth Congress, serving from December 1, 1817, to March 3, 1819; was successively chosen a judge of the Supreme Court of Ohio, serving 18241852, a part of which time he was chief justice; was a delegate to the State Constitutional Convention of 1850; and died at Painesville, Ohio, May 11, 1853. Hitchcock, Phineas W., was born at New Lebanon, New York, November 30, 1831; graduated at Williams College, Massachusetts, in 1855; studied law; was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice at Nebraska in 1857; was a member of the National Republican Convention at Chicago in 1860; was appointed United-States marshal in 1861, resigning in 1804 when elected Territorial delegate to the Thirty-ninth Congress: on the admission of Nebraska as a State was appointed surveyor-general, which position he held two years; was elected United-States senator from Nebraska as a Republican (to succeed General John M. Thaver), and served from March 4, 1S71, until March 3, 1877. Hoag, Truman H., was born at Manlius, New York, April 9,1810; received a public-school education; was a clerk in a store at Syracuse 1832-18o9; engaged in the steamboat business on Lake Ontario in 1842; removed to Toledo in 1848, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 728 pages
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  • English
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  • 123661383X
  • 9781236613837