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Senator Newton Booth
Senator Newton Booth


Newton Booth (December 30, 1825July 14, 1892) was an American politician. Image File history File links Newton_Booth. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1825 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Born in Salem, Indiana, he attended the common schools. In 1841, his parents Beebe and Hannah Booth moved from Salem to Terre Haute, Indiana. Newton graduated from Asbury University, later renamed DePauw University, in nearby Greencastle, Indiana. He studied law in Terre Haute and was admitted to the bar in 1850. In the same year he moved to California, where he temporarily engaged in the wholesale grocery business at Sacramento. He made his fortune as a saloon keeper. He returned to Terre Haute in 1857 and engaged in the practice of law with future U.S. Congressman Harvey D. Scott until 1860, when he returned to Sacramento, and again engaged in mercantile pursuits. He was the uncle of author Booth Tarkington, son of his sister Elizabeth Booth, who was raised in Terre Haute. Salem is a city located in Washington County, Indiana. ... Terre Haute (pronounced ) is a city located in Vigo County, Indiana on the states western border with Illinois. ... Founded in 1837, DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, is a selective private liberal arts college with a 2002 enrollment of 2,339. ... DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, is a selective private liberal arts college with an enrollment consistently well in excess of 2,000 students. ... Greencastle is a city located in Putnam County, Indiana. ... Terre Haute is a city located in Vigo County, Indiana. ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Sacramento Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ... Nickname: City of Trees Official website: http://www. ... Time magazine, December 21, 1925 Newton Booth Tarkington (July 29, 1869 _ May 19, 1946) was an American novelist and dramatist. ... Terre Haute is a city located in Vigo County, Indiana. ...


Booth was elected to the California State Senate in 1862, serving in 1863, and was the 11th Governor of California from December 8, 1871 to February 27, 1875, when he resigned, having been elected to the United States Senate. California State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ... Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ...


Elected as an Anti-Monopolist, he served as a Senator from March 4, 1875, to March 3, 1881; he was not a candidate for reelection in 1880. During his time in the Senate he served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Manufacturers and the U.S. Senate Committee on Patents, both during the 45th Congress. March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Senators Representatives Categories: Articles to be expanded | United States politics stubs | United States Congress by session ...


After serving in Congress, he returned to his wholesale mercantile business in Sacramento. He died there in 1892 and is buried in the City Cemetery.


This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...

Preceded by:
Henry Huntly Haight
Governors of California
1871–1875
Succeeded by:
Romualdo Pacheco
Preceded by:
John S. Hager
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from California
1875–1881
Succeeded by:
John F. Miller
Governors of California Seal of the Governor of California
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Booth Tarkington - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (438 words)
Newton Booth Tarkington (July 29, 1869 – May 19, 1946) was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.
Booth Tarkington was born in Indianapolis, the son of John S. Tarkington and Elizabeth Booth Tarkington.
He was named after his maternal uncle Newton Booth, then the governor of California.
Newton Booth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (383 words)
Newton Booth (December 30, 1825 – July 14, 1892) was an American politician.
Newton graduated from Asbury University, later renamed DePauw University, in nearby Greencastle, Indiana.
Booth was elected to the California State Senate in 1862, serving in 1863, and was the 11th Governor of California from December 8, 1871 to February 27, 1875, when he resigned, having been elected to the United States Senate.
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