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Schuyler Colfax
Birth: Mar. 23, 1823
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1885
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA

US Vice President, US Congressman. As a young man, he contributed articles on Indiana politics to the New York Tribune. He wrote editorials in support of first the Whig party and later Republican views. He was a member of the state constitutional convention in 1850 and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fourth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving (1855-69). Having been selected a candidate to be on the ticket headed by General Ulysses S. Grant for President, he was elected as a Republican the 17th US Vice President and served (1869-73). After leaving office, Colfax embarked on a successful career as a lecturer. He died of a heart attack at age 61. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hannah D. Matthews (1811 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Maria Wade Colfax (1836 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
City Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Lot 4 - Block 1 - 1 West
 
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Record added: May 07, 1998
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Schuyler Colfax
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Schuyler Colfax
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Schuyler Colfax
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Mr. Speaker thank you for your service as Speaker of the House during the 37th and 38th Congress. One of the original Radical Republicans of Congress during the American Civil War.
- Daniel Moran
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