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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Minnesota, (search)
ctedNov. 2, 1875 Lucius F. Hubbard, RepelectedNov. 1881 Andrew R. McGill, RepelectedNov. 2, 1886 William R. Merriam, Repelected Nov. 1888 William R. Merriam, Repterm beginsJan. 1891 Knute Nelson, Repterm begins Jan. 1893 Knute Nelson, Repterm begins Jan. 1, 1895 David M. Clough term begins Jan. 24, 1895 John Lindterm begins Jan. 1, 1899 Samuel R. Van Sant.term beginsJan. 1, 1901 United States Senators Name. No. of Congress. Term. James M. Rice 35th to 37th 1858 to 1863 William W. Phelps 35th 1858 to 1859 Morton S. Wilkinson 36th to 38th 1859 to 1865 Alexander Ramsey 38th 1863 Daniel S. Norton 39th to 41st 1865 to 1870 William Windom 41st to 45th 1870 to 1881 Ozora P. Stearns 41st to 43d 1871 to 1875 Samuel J. R. McMillan 44th to 49th 1875 to 1887 Dwight M. Sabin 47th to 49th 1881 to 1887 Cushman K. Davis 50th to 56th 1887 to 1900 William D. Washburn 51st to 54th 1889 to 1895 Knute Nelson 54th to — 1895 to — Moses E. Clapp 56th to — 1900 to — Mills at Min
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Phelps, William Walter 1839-1894 (search)
Phelps, William Walter 1839-1894 Diplomatist; born in New York City, Aug. 24, 1839; graduated at Yale in 1860; elected to Congress in 1872; appointed United States minister to Austria in 1881; re-elected to Congress in 1882. In the same year he was appointed a commissioner of the United States to the international conference on Samoa in Berlin, and also appointed minister to Germany, retiring in 1893 and being appointed a judge of the court of errors and appeals of New Jersey. He died in Teaneck, N. J., June 17, 1894.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Jersey, (search)
ber, January, and February forbidden......1893 Battle monument at Trenton unveiled......Oct. 19, 1893 Democrats and Republicans organize separate Senates at Trenton—the governor recognizing the Democratic Senate......Jan. 9, 1894 Republican Senators force their way into the Senate chamber......Jan. 10, 1894 Supreme Court of New Jersey decides that the Republican Senate is lawful......March 21, 1894 Republican Senate recognized as the legal Senate......March 22, 1894 William Walter Phelps dies at Englewood......June 17, 1894 Railroad accident near Atlantic City, forty-seven killed and seventy injured......July 31, 1896 George M. Robeson, ex-Secretary of the Navy, dies at Trenton......Sept. 27, 1897 Vice-President Hobart dies at Paterson, N. J.......Nov. 21, 1899 Andrew Carnegie gives $50,000 to East Orange for a public library; William M. Johnson $40,000 to Hackensack, Charles Danforth $20,000 to Paterson; Dr. William Sticker $100,000 to Orange......1900
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wheeler, William Almon 1819-1887 (search)
rom the parish of De Soto, J. S. Scales, Charles Schuler; from the parish of Jackson, E. Kidd; from the parish of Rapides, James Jeffries, R. C. Luckett, G. W. Stafford; from the parish of Terrebone, Edward McCollum, W. H. Keyes; from the parish of Winn, George A. Kelley. And that the following named persons are not entitled to seats which they claim from the following named parishes respectively, but that the persons now holding seats from said parishes are entitled to retain the seats now held by them: From the parish of Avovelles, J. O. Quinn; from the parish of Iberie, W. F. Schwing; from the parish of Caddo, A. D. Land, T. R. Vaughan, J. J. Horan. We are of opinion that no person is entitled to a seat from the parish of Grant. In regard to most of the cases, the undersigned are unanimous; as to the others the decision is that of a majority. George F. Hoar, W. A. Wheeler, W. P. Frye, Charles Foster, Clarkson N. Potter, William Walter Phelps, Samuel S. Marshall.