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Encyclopedia > Samuel D. McEnery

Samuel Douglas McEnery (May 28, 1837 - June 10, 1910) served as Governor of Louisiana from 1881 until 1888, and as a United States Senator from 1897 until 1910. May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


McEnery was born in Monroe, Louisiana. He attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. In 1859, McEnery graduated from the State and National Law School in Poughkeepsie, New York. McEnery served as a lieutenant in the Confederate States Army during the U.S. Civil War. Monroe is a city in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans Governor Kathleen Blanco Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455 km² (16%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,468,976 (22nd)  - Density 39. ... Spring Hill College is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic Jesuit college in the United States. ... Mobile has several different meanings. ... Alabama is a state located in the southern United States; the population of Alabama is 4,447,100 as of 2000. ... Teamwork: Fourth Class Midshipmen lock arms and use ropes made from uniform items as they brace themselves climbing the Herndon Monument The United States Naval Academy, or USNA, is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. ... City nickname: Americas Sailing Capital Location in the state of Maryland Founded 1649 Mayor Ellen O. Moyer (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 19. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admittance into... The University of Virginia (also referred to as UVa and often called simply Virginia for short) is a research university in Charlottesville, Virginia. ... Charlottesville is an independent city located within the confines of Albemarle County in the state of Virginia. ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Poughkeepsie is a name referring to two locations in Dutchess County, New York. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... For other meanings of confederate and confederacy, see confederacy (disambiguation) National Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God our Vindicator) Official language English de facto nationwide Various European and Native American languages regionally Capital Montgomery, Alabama February 4, 1861–May 29, 1861 Richmond, Virginia May 29, 1861–April 9, 1865 Largest... The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 until 1865 between the northern states, popularly referred to as the U.S., the Union, the North, or the Yankees; and the seceding southern states, commonly referred to as the Confederate States of America, the CSA, the Confederacy...


In 1866, McEnery began practicing law in Monroe. He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1879, and became Governor of Louisiana in 1881 after the death of Louis A. Wiltz. McEnery was elected to a full term as governor in 1884, but failed to be re-elected in 1888. McEnery's administration was weak due to the power held by the State Treasurer Edward A. Burke and the Louisiana Lottery Company through corruption. 1866 is a common year starting on Monday. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Louis Alfred Wiltz (October 22, 1843 – October 16, 1881) served as Governor of Louisiana from 1880 – 1881. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... The Louisiana Lottery was a private corporation that in the mid-19th century paid the state of Louisiana for the right to offer a lottery. ...


After losing the 1888 election, McEnery was appointed to serve as an associate justice in the Louisiana Supreme Court. He was elected to serve in the United States Senate in 1896, serving there until his death in 1910. While in the Senate, McEnery served on the Committee of Corporations formed in the District of Columbia and the Committee of Transportation and Sale of Meat Products. 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Seal of the Senate The Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


McEnery died on June 10, 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana. June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans Governor Kathleen Blanco Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455 km² (16%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,468,976 (22nd)  - Density 39. ...


External links

  • Biography from the United States Congress (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M000429)
  • Biography from the Louisiana Secretary of State (http://www.sec.state.la.us/50.htm)

 
 

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