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Encyclopedia > Ebenezer R. Hoar

Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar (February 21, 1816January 31, 1895) was an American politician. February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Born in Concord, Massachusetts, he graduated from Harvard University in 1835 and became a lawyer. Beginning in 1840 he practiced in Concord and Boston, Massachusetts. In 1846 he was elected to the Massachusetts Senate as an anti-slavery Whig. He was a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Boston from 1849 until 1855 and then an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts State Supreme Court from 1859 to 1869. Seal of Concord, MA Concord is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 16,993. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe), Athens of America Location in Massachusetts Founded  -Incorporated September 17, 1630 1820, as a city  County Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 232. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... The United States Whig Party was a political party of the United States. ... Nickname: Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe), Athens of America Location in Massachusetts Founded  -Incorporated September 17, 1630 1820, as a city  County Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 232. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


He was appointed 30th Attorney General of the United States by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1869 and served for a little over a year. During the same period, he was nominated by Grant to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court but was not confirmed by the United States Senate. The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was a Union general in the American Civil War and the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Justices of the United States Supreme Court, other than the Chief Justice, are termed Associate Justices. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ...


He was a Alabama Claims commission in 1871 and was elected as a Republican to the 43rd Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1874 and returned to practicing law. During the American Civil War, Confederate States of America raiders (the most famous being the CSS Alabama) were built in Britain and did significant damage to Union naval forces. ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


He served on the board of overseers of Harvard University from 1868 through 1882 and died in Concord in 1895. He is interred in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... 1868 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is the resting place of numerous famous figures, including Washington Irving, whose story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is set in the adjacent Old Dutch Burying Ground. ...


His brother was influential U.S. Senator George Frisbie Hoar. He was the grandson of American founding father Roger Sherman. George Frisbie Hoar (29 August 1826–30 September 1904) was a prominent United States politician. ... Roger Sherman (April 19 (O.S.) = April 30 (N.S.), 1721 - July 23, 1793), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and a member of the committee which drafted it, a member of the committee that drafted the Articles of Confederation, and signed the United States Constitution...


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Preceded by:
William M. Evarts
United States Attorney General
18691870
Succeeded by:
Amos T. Akerman



Photograph of U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818–February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman. ... Alberto Gonzales, current Attorney General of the United States The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1870 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Amos Tappan Akerman (February 23, 1821 _ December 21, 1880) served as United States Attorney General under President Ulysses S. Grant from 1870-1872. ...

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