Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I187879
  • Name: George Frisbie HOAR
  • RELA: 9th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 29 APR 1826 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
  • GRAD: 1846 Harvard University
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 4 MAR 1869 AND 3 MAR 1877
  • Event: Elected U.S. Senator from Massachusetts BET 4 MAR 1877 AND 30 SEP 1904
  • Death: 30 SEP 1904 in Worcester, Worcester Co., MA
  • Event: Pic George Frisbie Hoar
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  • Note:
    HOAR, George Frisbie, (grandson of Roger Sherman, son of Samuel Hoar, brother of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, father of Rockwood Hoar, and uncle of Sherman Hoar), a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Concord, Mass., August 29, 1826; attended Concord Academy; graduated from Harvard University in 1846 and from the Harvard Law School in 1849; admitted to the bar in 1849 and commenced practice in Worcester, Mass.; elected to the State house of representatives in 1852; elected to the State senate in 1857; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for renomination in 1876; one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1876 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against William W. Belknap; appointed a member of the Electoral Commission created by act of Congress to decide the contests in various States in the presidential election of 1876; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1877; reelected in 1883, 1889, 1895, and 1901 and served from March 4, 1877, until his death in Worcester, Mass., September 30, 1904; chairman, Committee on Privileges and Elections (Forty-seventh through Fifty-second Congresses), Committee on the Judiciary (Fifty-second Congress, Fifty-fourth through Fifty- eighth Congresses), Committee on the Library (Fifty-second Congress); overseer of Harvard University 1874-1880 and from 1896 until his death; Regent of the Smithsonian for many years; interment in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Mass.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Samuel HOAR , Jr. b: 18 MAY 1778 in Lincoln, Middlesex Co., MA
    Mother: Sarah SHERMAN b: 11 JAN 1783 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has No Children Rockwood HOAR b: 24 AUG 1855 in Worcester, Worcester Co., MA

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