Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I187885
  • Name: Sherman HOAR
  • RELA: 10th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 30 JUL 1860 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
  • GRAD: 1882 Harvard University
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 4 MAR 1891 AND 3 MAR 1893
  • Death: 8 OCT 1898 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
  • Note:
    HOAR, Sherman, (son of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, grandson of Samuel Hoar, great-grandson of Roger Sherman, nephew of George Frisbie Hoar, and cousin of Rockwood Hoar), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Concord, Mass., July 30, 1860; attended the public schools and Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.; was graduated from Harvard University in 1882 and from the law department of the university in 1884; president of the Young Men's Democratic Club of Massachusetts in 1884; was admitted to the bar of Middlesex County in 1885 and commenced practice in Concord; trustee of Phillips Exeter Academy and director of the American Unitarian Association; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893); United States district attorney for Massachusetts 1893-1897; director of the Massachusetts Volunteer Aid Association in the war with Spain and served in Army hospitals in the South; died in Concord, Mass., October 7, 1898; interment in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Ebenezer Rockwood HOAR b: 21 FEB 1816 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
    Mother: Caroline Downes BROOKS b: 1820 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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