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 Elias Bellows Holmes

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Elias Bellows Holmes

Birth
Fletcher, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death 31 Jul 1866 (aged 59)
Brockport, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial Brockport, Monroe County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7255332 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He taught school at St. Albans Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1830 and proceeded to practice law in Brockport, New York, in 1831. In addition, he engaged in agricultural pursuits and was one of the constructors of the Rochester & Niagara Falls Railroad. In 1845, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses, serving until 1849. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his agricultural pursuits until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 7255332
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7255332/elias-bellows-holmes : accessed ), memorial page for Elias Bellows Holmes (22 May 1807–31 Jul 1866), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7255332, citing High Street Cemetery, Brockport, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .