George Helm Yeaman

George Helm Yeaman

Birth
Hardin County, Kentucky, USA
Death 23 Feb 1908 (aged 78)
Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Madison, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 6712473 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1852 and commenced to practice law in Owensboro, Kentucky. He was judge of Davis County, in 1854 and a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives in 1861. In 1852, he was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James S. Jackson and reelected to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving until 1865. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served as United States Minister to Denmark, (1865-70). Relocating to New York City, he was lecturer on constitutional law at Columbia College and president of the Medico-Legal Society of New York, until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Helm Yeaman (1 Nov 1829–23 Feb 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6712473, citing Hillside Cemetery, Madison, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .