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  • ID: I341276
  • Name: Stephen Wright KELLOGG
  • RELA: 5th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 5 APR 1822 in Shelburne, Franklin Co., MA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut BET 4 MAR 1869 AND 3 MAR 1875
  • Death: 27 JAN 1904 in Waterbury, New Haven Co., CT
  • Note:
    KELLOGG, Stephen Wright, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Shelburne, Mass., April 5, 1822; attended an academy at Shelburne Falls, Mass., and Amherst (Mass.) College; was graduated from Yale College in 1846; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1848 and commenced practice in Naugatuck, Conn.; clerk in the State senate in 1851; member of the State senate in 1853; moved to Waterbury, Conn., in 1854; resumed the practice of law; judge of the New Haven County Court in 1854 and of the probate court 1854-1860; served in the State house of representatives in 1856; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1860, 1868 and 1876; served as colonel of the Second Regiment, Connecticut National Guard, 1863-1866; brigadier general of the regiment 1866-1870; city attorney of Waterbury, Conn., 1866-1869 and 1877- 1883; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first, Forty-second, and Forty-third Congresses (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1875); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Forty-second Congress), Committee on Reform in the Civil Service (Forty-third Congress); unsuccessful candidate for election in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress and in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., on January 27, 1904; interment in Riverside Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Jacob Pool KELLOGG b: 16 FEB 1793 in Shelburne, Franklin Co., MA
    Mother: Lucy Prescott WRIGHT b: 4 AUG 1795 in Ashby, Middlesex Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Lucia Hosmer ANDREWS b: 1829 in Connecticut
    • Married: 10 SEP 1851 in Waterbury, New Haven Co., CT
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Hosmer KELLOGG b: 13 MAR 1864 in Waterbury, MA
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