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Encyclopedia > James B. Eustis

James Biddle Eustis (August 27, 1834 - September 9, 1887) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. Born in New Orleans, he pursued classical studies, graduated from the Harvard Law School in 1854, was admitted to the bar in 1856 and commenced practice in New Orleans. He served as judge advocate during the Civil War in the Confederate Army and resumed the practice of law in New Orleans. August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian 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. ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... 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. ... Judge Advocate Generals Corps, also known as JAG, is the judicial arm of the United States armed forces, consisting of autonomous departments in the Air Force, Army and Navy. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Lincoln, President Ulysses S. Grant, General Jefferson Davis, President Robert E. Lee, General Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action... This article is in need of attention. ...


He was elected a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives prior to the Reconstruction acts, and was one of the committee sent to Washington, D.C. to confer with President Andrew Johnson on Louisiana affairs. He was again a member of the State house of representatives in 1872, and was a member of the Louisiana Senate from 1874 to 1878. Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia. ... Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875) was the seventeenth President of the United States (1865–1869), succeeding to the presidency upon the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. ... The Louisiana Senate is the upper house of the state legislature of Louisiana. ...


Eustis was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy in the term commencing March 4, 1873, caused by the action of the Senate in declining to seat rival claimants Henry M. Spofford and William Pitt Kellogg. Eustis served from January 12, 1876 to March 3, 1879; he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection, and was professor of civil law at the Tulane University from 1877 to 1884, then called the University of Louisiana. He was again elected to the U.S. Senate and served from March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1891; he was not a candidate for reelection, and practiced law in Washington, D.C., in 1891. The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... William Pitt Kellogg (December 8, 1830 August 10, 1918) was an American politician. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Civil law is the predominant system of law in the world, with its origins in Roman law, and sets out a comprehensive system of rules, usually codified, that are applied and interpreted by judges. ... Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia. ...


From 1893 to 1897 he was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France, and then settled in New York City. He died in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1899; interment was in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky. This is a list of ambassadors from the United States. ... 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 Manhattan Queens Brooklyn Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Newport as seen from the International Space Station. ... Louisville redirects here. ...


George Eustis, Jr., James's brother, was a United States Representative from Louisiana. The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ...


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Preceded by:
William P. Kellogg (– November 1, 1872)
Vacant
(1872 – 1876)
United States Senator (Class 3) from Louisiana
January 12, 1876March 3, 1879
Succeeded by:
Benjamin F. Jonas
Preceded by:
Benjamin F. Jonas
United States Senator (Class 3) from Louisiana
18851891
Succeeded by:
Edward D. White

 
 

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