Jurist; born in Townshend, Vt.
, Nov. 5, 1810; graduated at Yale College; admitted to the bar in 1838; practised in Cincinnati, O.
; and was judge of the Superior Court of Cincinnati
He was made Secretary of War
in March, 1876, and in May of the same year was transferred to the Attorney-Generalship
, serving till March, 1877; was United States
minister to Austria
in 1882-84; was then transferred to Russia
, where he served one year.
He died in San Diego, Cal.
, May 21, 1891.