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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar

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Birth
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
31 Jan 1895 (aged 78)
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA GPS-Latitude: 42.4644232, Longitude: -71.3420267
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Presidential Cabinet Member. Born the son of U.S. Congressman Samuel Hoar, he graduated from Harvard University in 1835, was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced to practice law in Boston, Massachusetts. He served in the Massachusetts State Senate in 1846, a judge of the court of common pleas, (1849-55) and judge of the Massachusetts State Supreme Court, (1859-69). In 1869, President Ulysses S. Grant appointed him the 30th U.S. Attorney General, serving until his resignation due to cabinet reconstruction in 1870. Remaining in politics, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress, serving (1873-1875). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 78. His on was U.S. Congressman Samuel Hoar.
U.S. Congressman, U.S. Presidential Cabinet Member. Born the son of U.S. Congressman Samuel Hoar, he graduated from Harvard University in 1835, was admitted to the bar in 1840 and commenced to practice law in Boston, Massachusetts. He served in the Massachusetts State Senate in 1846, a judge of the court of common pleas, (1849-55) and judge of the Massachusetts State Supreme Court, (1859-69). In 1869, President Ulysses S. Grant appointed him the 30th U.S. Attorney General, serving until his resignation due to cabinet reconstruction in 1870. Remaining in politics, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress, serving (1873-1875). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 78. His on was U.S. Congressman Samuel Hoar.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6844147/ebenezer_rockwood-hoar: accessed ), memorial page for Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar (21 Feb 1816–31 Jan 1895), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6844147, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.