Rockwood Hoar

Rockwood Hoar

Birth
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 1 Nov 1906 (aged 51)
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7504968 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born the son of U.S. Senator George Frisbie Hoar, he graduated from Harvard University in 1876 and served in Company C, 5th Massachusetts Infantry, U.S. Army, (1875-79). He then studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was assistant district attorney for the middle district of Massachusetts, (1884-87), a member of the common council of Worcester, (1887-91) and aide-de-camp with rank of Colonel on the staff of Governor Oliver Ames, (1887-90). He also was judge advocate general with rank of Brigadier General on the staff of Governor Roger Wolcott, (1897-1900) and Massachusetts District Attorney, (1899-1905). In 1905, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth Congress, serving until his death at age 51.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7504968
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rockwood Hoar (24 Aug 1855–1 Nov 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7504968, citing Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .