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 Horatio Bisbee, Jr

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Horatio Bisbee, Jr

  • Birth 1 May 1839 Canton, Oxford County, Maine, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 1916 Dixfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
  • Burial Dixfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 7229447

U.S. Congressman. At the advent of the Civil War, he enlisted into the 90th Regiment, Maine Volunteer Infantry, Union Army, rose to the rank of Colonel and was honorably mustered out of the service in March 1863. He then graduated from Tufts College Massachusetts, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Jacksonville, Florida. He was United States attorney for the northern district of Florida, (1869-73). In 1877, he presented credentials as a Republican Member-elect to the Forty-fifth Congress, serving until 1879. He successfully contested the election of Noble A. Hull to the Forty-sixth Congress, serving January to March, 1881, successfully contested the election of Jesse J. Finley to the Forty-seventh Congress, serving (1882-83) and reelected to the Forty-eighth Congress, serving (1883-85). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 76.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 3 Mar 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Horatio Bisbee, Jr (1 May 1839–27 Mar 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7229447, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Dixfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .