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James Edward English
Birth: Mar. 13, 1812
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1890
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

U.S. Congressman, Connecticut Governor, U.S. Senator. He was a successful businessman, who established the English and Welch Lumber Company. He was a member of the New Haven board of selectmen, (1847-61), member of the common council (1848-49) member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 1855 and a member of the Connecticut State Senate, (1856-58). In 1861, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1865. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was elected as a Democrat the 26th Governor of Connecticut, serving (1867-69). He was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 1872 and was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Orris S. Ferry, serving (1875-76). An unsuccessful candidate for election, he resumed his former business interest until his death at age 77. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Caroline Augusta Fowler English (1811 - 1874)*
  Anna Robinson Morris English (1849 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Edward Fowler English (1838 - 1841)*
  Augusta Caroline English (1843 - 1857)*
  Edward Fowler English (1848 - 1849)*
  Henry Fowler English (1851 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section: Forest Avenue, Plot: 1198, Grave: 12 
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Oct 11, 2002
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