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Encyclopedia > Person Colby Cheney
NH Gov. Person C. Cheney (1828-1901)
NH Gov. Person C. Cheney (1828-1901)

Person Colby Cheney (February 25, 1828June 19, 1901) was a paper manufacturer, abolitionist and Republican politician from Manchester, New Hampshire. He was Governor of New Hampshire and later represented the state in the United States Senate. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (706x866, 31 KB)Official portrait of NH Gov. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (706x866, 31 KB)Official portrait of NH Gov. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article is about the abolition of slavery. ... For other uses, see Republican Party (disambiguation) or GOP (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Queen City Location in Hillsborough County Coordinates: Country United States State New Hampshire County Hillsborough County Incorporated 1751 Mayor Frank Guinta (R) Area    - City 90. ... See also New Hampshire Province of New Hampshire List of Colonial Governors of New Hampshire I am a doodlebug Categories: Lists of United States governors | Governors of New Hampshire ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ...


Cheney was born in Holderness (now Ashland) to abolitionist Moses Cheney. Oren B. Cheney, the founder of Bates College, was Person Cheney's older brother. Cheney attended academies in Peterborough and Hancock and at the Parsonsfield Seminary in Parsonsfield, Maine. He engaged in the manufacture of paper in Peterborough until 1866 and in 1854 was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. During the Civil War he was first lieutenant and regimental quartermaster in the Thirteenth Regiment of the New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863). He was State railroad commissioner 1864-1867, and moved to Manchester in 1867 and engaged in business as a dealer in paper stock and continued the manufacture of paper at Goffstown. Ashland is a town located in Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,955. ... Oren B. Cheney Oren Burbank Cheney was the founder of Bates College. ... For other uses, see Bates (disambiguation), Bates (surname) Bates College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1855 by abolitionists, located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. ... Peterborough is a town located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,883. ... Hancock is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA. The population was 1,739 at the 2000 census. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Bates College. ... Parsonsfield is a town located in York County, Maine. ... The New Hampshire General Court is the state legislature of the U.S. state of New Hampshire. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee 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, 258,000 total...


He also engaged in agricultural pursuits and was elected mayor of Manchester in 1871. He was Governor of New Hampshire from 1875 to 1877, and was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Austin F. Pike and served from November 24, 1886, to June 14, 1887, when a successor was elected and qualified. He was not a candidate for election to fill the vacancy, and resumed his former manufacturing pursuits. Austin F. Pike Austin Franklin Pike (October 16, 1819 - October 8, 1886) was a United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 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. ...


Cheney served as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Switzerland in 1892-1893. He died in Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire in 1901 and is buried in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Manchester. The system of diplomatic rank has over time been formalised on an international basis. ... Strafford County is a county located in the state of New Hampshire. ...


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Preceded by
James A. Weston
Governor of New Hampshire
18751877
Succeeded by
Benjamin F. Prescott

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Person Colby Cheney Information (465 words)
Person Colby Cheney (February 25, 1828–June 19, 1901) was a paper manufacturer, abolitionist and Republican politician from Manchester, New Hampshire.
Cheney attended academies in Peterborough and Hancock and at the Parsonsfield Seminary in Parsonfield, Maine.
Cheney served as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Switzerland in 1892-1893.
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