Aaron Harrison Cragin

Aaron Harrison Cragin

Weston, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 10 May 1898 (aged 77)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 7152048 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. Born in Weston, Vermont, he studied law, admitted to the bar in 1847 and commenced to practice law in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He was a member New Hampshire House of Representatives (1852-55), when elected by the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress, serving (1855-59). In 1864, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving until 1877. After his term he was appointed by President Rutherford Hayes as one of the commissioners for the purchase of the Hot Springs Reservation in Arkansas, serving (1877-79). He died at age 77 in Washington, D.C.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Aaron Harrison Cragin (3 Feb 1821–10 May 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7152048, citing School Street Cemetery, Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .