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 Colin Macrae Ingersoll

Colin Macrae Ingersoll

Birth
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 13 Sep 1903 (aged 84)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 11435860 · View Source
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US Congressman. A graduate of the law department at Yale, he was admitted to the bar in 1839 and established his practice in new Haven. President Polk appointed him as the Secretary of Legation at St. Petersburg at the same time his father, Ralph Ingersoll, was Minister to Russia. Colin held this position in 1847 and 1848 and was the acting Charge d'Affaires in 1848. Politically a Democrat, he was elected to the US House of Representatives in 1850, serving two terms from March 4, 1851 to March 2, 1855. He then served as Connecticut adjutant general from 1867 to 1871.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 11435860
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Colin Macrae Ingersoll (11 Mar 1819–13 Sep 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11435860, citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .