Richard Cutts Shannon

Richard Cutts Shannon

Birth
New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 5 Oct 1920 (aged 81)
Brockport, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial Brockport, Monroe County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7261444 · View Source
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US Congressman. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War, first as a Lieutenant in the 5th Maine Volunteer Infantry regiment, then as a Captain an Aide-de-Camp on the staff of Major General Henry W. Slocum. When he was honorably discharged he was brevetted Lieutenant Colonel, US Volunteers. He was elected to represent New York's 13th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1895 to 1899. He also served as United States Minister to Nicaragua from 1891 to 1893, United States Minister to Salvador from 1891 to 1893, and United States Minister to Costa Rica from 1891 to 1893.


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  • Added: 14 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7261444
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Cutts Shannon (12 Feb 1839–5 Oct 1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7261444, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Brockport, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .