He was a successful criminal lawyer.
Being well read in general literature and a good story-teller, he was always a companionable man. He was very nervous.
He became moderator, representative, and a member of the Massachusetts Senate in 1855-56, of which he became president in 1856.
He was distinguished by his brilliancy as a presiding officer.
His ability in this capacity is one of the foremost and distinguished facts which those who remember him relate.
He was of the firm of Bakes born July 3, 1835, in Berwick, Maine.
He was the son of Frederick and Sarah Hurd Hayes.
Receiving his early education in Berwick, Lebanon Academy, and at New Hampton Literary Institution at New Hampton, New Hampshire, he entered Dartmouth in 1855 and graduated in 1859.
He took up the study of law in the office of Wells & Eastman, in Great Falls, New Hampshire, and in 1860 entered the Harvard Law School.
He was admitted to the Suffolk bar March 18, 1861, and when his course in the law sc
The armory was on Main street in Winchester.
It was organized as Co. A, 7th Regt., designated as Co. E, 7th Regt., December 15, 1852, and as Co. E, 5th Regt., in 1855. Captain Prince commanded from 1851 to 1853; Capt. Wallace Whitney, 1853 to 1855. Capt. Wm. Pratt was commissioned as the latter's successor, but received his disc1855. Capt. Wm. Pratt was commissioned as the latter's successor, but received his discharge March 27, 1855.
The company did not receive much encouragement from the town and citizens of Winchester, and it was voted to disband.
At this time a military company was projected in Medford, and instead of applying for a new charter, Medford men enlisted in the Winchester company with the purpose of reorganizing and tra table where it still reposes.
In the selectmen's records we find that the armory rent was paid and accounts rendered to the Adjutant General.
The annual rent in 1855 was one hundred and fifty dollars. It was reduced to one hundred in 1858.
All expenses beside rent had to be met by the company, and for that purpose assemblies w