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Schuyler Colfax
Birth: Mar. 23, 1823
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1885
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) 
Family links: 
  Schuyler Washington Colfax (1792 - 1822)
  Hannah Stryker Colfax Matthews (1805 - 1872)
  Ellen Maria Wade Colfax (1836 - 1911)*
  Mary Hester Colfax (1821 - 1823)*
  Schuyler Colfax (1823 - 1885)
  Clara Viola Matthews Witter (1836 - 1914)**
  Clara Matthews Witter (1836 - 1914)**
  Caroline Vroom Matthews Hollister (1838 - 1917)**
  Mary Schuyler Matthews Cowles (1840 - 1914)**
  Elias George Matthews (1842 - 1907)**
  Lenora Hannah Matthews (1846 - 1851)**
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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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- Dixie P
 Added: Apr. 9, 2016
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
 Added: Jan. 13, 2016

- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
 Added: Dec. 24, 2015
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