Sherman Hoar


Sherman Hoar Famous memorial

Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 7 Oct 1898 (aged 38)
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 6844164 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Born the son of Attorney General Ebenezer R. Hoar, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy, graduated from Harvard University in 1882, from the law department of that university in 1884, was admitted to the bar in 1885 and commenced to practice law in Concord, Massachusetts. He also was a trustee of Phillips Exeter Academy and director of the American Unitarian Association. In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress, serving until 1893. After leaving Congress, he was U.S. District Attorney for Massachusetts, (1893-97). During the Spanish American War, he was director of the Massachusetts Volunteer Aid Association and served in U.S. Army hospitals in the South. He died of typhoid fever at age 38.

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 10 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6844164
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sherman Hoar (30 Jul 1860–7 Oct 1898), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6844164, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .