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 Francis Wellington Cushman

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Francis Wellington Cushman

Birth
Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, USA
Death 6 Jul 1909 (aged 42)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 6882729 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Pleasant Plain Academy, moved to Wyoming, in 1855 and was employed as a ranch hand and was a teacher. Studying law, he was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced to practice law in Bassett, Nebraska. Relocating to Tacoma, Washington, in 1891, he continued the practice of law and was a member of Troop B, 1st Cavalry, Washington National Guard, (1896-03). In 1899, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 42.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 27 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6882729
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6882729/francis-wellington-cushman : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Wellington Cushman (8 May 1867–6 Jul 1909), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6882729, citing Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .