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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Indiana, (search)
assumes officeFeb. 12, 1825 Noah Nobleassumes officeDec. 7, 1831 David Wallaceassumes officeDec. 6, 1837 Samuel Biggerassumes officeDec. 9, 1840 James Whitcombassumes officeDec. 6, 1843 Joseph A. Wrightassumes officeDec. 6, 1849 Ashbel P. Willardassumes officeJan. 12, 1857 Abraham A. Hammondassumes officeOct. 1860 Henry S. Laneelected U. S. SenatorJan. 1861 Oliver P. Mortonassumes officeJan. 1861 Conrad Bakerassumes officeJan. 1867 Thomas A. Hendricksassumes officeJan. 1873 James D. Williamsassumes officeJan. 1877 Albert G. Porterassumes officeJan. 1881 Isaac P. Grayassumes officeJan. 1885 Alvin P. Hovey(died in office)Jan. 1889 Ira J. Chase, lieut.-gov.actingNov. 1891 Claude Matthewsassumes officeJan. 1, 1893 James A. Mountassumes officeJan. 1897 Winfield T. Durbinassumes officeJan. 1901 United States Senators. Name.No. of Congress.Date. James Noble14th to 22d1816 to 1831 Waller Taylor14th to 19th1816 to 1825 William Hendricks19th to 24th1825 to 1837 Rober
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Williams, James Douglas 1808-1880 (search)
Williams, James Douglas 1808-1880 Legislator; born in Pickaway county, O., Jan. 16, 1808; received a common school education; and became a farmer in Indiana; served many years in the State legislature as Representative and Senator; was elected to Congress in 1874; and governor of Indiana in 1876. He was widely known by the nickname of Blue jeans. He died in Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 20, 1880.