Official Congressional Directory (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1873
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Page 72 - March, 1872, was elected a Delegate to present the constitution and memorial to Congress for the admission of the Territory into the Union as a State ; was elected...
Page 89 - The original building was finally completed in 1827. Its cost, including the grading of the grounds, alterations, and repairs, up to 1827, was $2,433,844.13.
Page 70 - June 17, 1830; received a public-school education ; removed to Vernon County, Wisconsin, in 1853; held several county offices; was a member of the Wisconsin State Legislature of 1862; was commissioned major of the Twenty-fifth Wisconsin Volunteers in July, 1862...
Page 52 - Ohio, graduating from that institution in 1872 in the classical course; was admitted to the bar by the supreme court of Ohio in 1874...
Page 47 - County in 1851 ; was elected a member of the Assembly of the...
Page 35 - The Southern Review,") which he resigned in 1850, and returned to Covington, Georgia, where he resumed the practice of law; was elected to the Legislature of Georgia in 1853; in 1854 moved to his plantation in La Fayette County, Mississippi, and was elected to the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses of the United States, and resigned in 1860 to...
Page 35 - Delta; he was elected to the State Convention of 1851, and again to that of 1861, the latter body electing him a Brigadier-General; in 1865 he was elected to the Senate of the United States, but was not allowed to take his seat; in 1869 he was elected on the Republican ticket Governor of Mississippi, and was inaugurated in March, 1870; elected to the Senate of the United States...
Page 9 - Thomas at Mission Ridge ; in 1864 he was transferred to the Army of the Potomac, and took part in the battles of the Wilderness and of Cold Harbor, serving until the close of the war ; returning to Ohio, he resumed business as an employe...
Page 39 - Virginia; was educated at Georgetown College and at the University of Virginia; taught school and studied law; emigrated to Missouri in 1837 ; was elected in 1841 Clerk of the County Probate Court of Pike County ; in 1850 removed to...
Page 89 - The dome of the original central building was constructed of wood, covered with copper. This was replaced in 1856 by the present structure of cast iron. It was completed in 1865.

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