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Encyclopedia > Daniel T. Jewett

Daniel Tarbox Jewett (September 14, 1807 - October 7, 1906) was a United States Senator from Missouri in 1870 and 1871. Born in Pittston, Maine, he completed preparatory studies, attended Colby College, graduated from Columbia College (New York City) in 1830 and from the Harvard Law School. He was admitted to the bar and practiced in Bangor, Maine; he was city solicitor from 1834 to 1837. From 1850 to 1853 he engaged with his brother in operating a steamboat line upon the Chagres River, Isthmus of Panama. He moved to California and engaged in gold mining for two years, after which he returned to Bangor and practiced law. September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Pittston is a town located in Kennebec County, Maine. ... Colby College, founded in 1813, is one of the United States of Americas oldest independent liberal arts colleges. ... Columbia College is the main undergraduate college at Columbia University, situated on the universitys main campus of Morningside Heights in the Borough of Manhattan in the City of New York. ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps, Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Harvard Law School (HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... This article is about the Maine, USA city of Bangor. ... Paddle steamers - Lucerne-Switzerland This article is about the water vessel. ... The Chagres River (Spanish: Río Chagres) is a river in central Panama. ... The Isthmus of Panama. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Gold mining consists of the processes and techniques employed in the removal of gold from the ground. ...


In 1857 he moved to St. Louis, Missouri and continued the practice of law; in 1866 he was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives. Jewett was appointed as a Republican to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Charles D. Drake and served from December 19, 1870, to January 20, 1871, when a successor was elected. He declined to be a candidate for election to the Senate to fill this vacancy and resumed the practice of law. Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: Country United States State Missouri County Independent City Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area    - City 66. ... The Missouri State House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Missouri General Assembly It has 163 members, representing districts with an average size of 31,000 residents. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Democratic Party. ... Charles D. Drake Charles Daniel Drake (April 11, 1811 - April 1, 1892) was a United States Senator from Missouri. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1906, Jewett died in St. Louis; interment was in Bellefontaine Cemetery.


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