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 George Cochrane Hazelton

George Cochrane Hazelton

Birth
Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 4 Sep 1922 (aged 90)
Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 8945 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Union College (Schenectady, New York) in 1858, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in Malone, New York. He later moved to Boscobel, Wisconsin, where he practiced law and became active in politics as a Republican. Hazelton served as Grant County's Prosecuting Attorney from 1864 to 1868. In 1867 he was elected to the Wisconsin Senate, and he served two terms, including holding the post of President Pro Tempore. In 1876 he was elected to the US House, and he served three terms, 1877 to 1883. During his final term he served as Chairman of the Committee on Pacific Railroads. Hazelton subsequently moved to Washington, DC, where he practiced law and served as attorney for the District of Columbia during the Benjamin Harrison administration.

Bio by: Bill McKern



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  • Added: 19 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8945
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Cochrane Hazelton (3 Jan 1832–4 Sep 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8945, citing Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .