James Alexander Hemenway

James Alexander Hemenway

Boonville, Warrick County, Indiana, USA
Death 10 Feb 1923 (aged 62)
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Boonville, Warrick County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 21446 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Boonville, Indiana, in 1885. He was prosecuting attorney for the second judicial circuit of Indiana, (1886-90). In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until his resignation in 1905. He was then elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Charles W. Fairbanks, serving (1905-09). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Alexander Hemenway (8 Mar 1860–10 Feb 1923), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21446, citing Maple Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Warrick County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .