ess, etc.; also, similar information was asked for in regard to express and telegraph companies; experts were employed in place of the enumerators to collect social and manufacturing statistics.
General Walker was appointed superintendent of the census April 1, 1879; resigned Nov. 3, 1881; and was succeeded by Charles W. Seaton, who died before the work was completed.
The office of superintendent of the census was abolished in 1885, and was re-established by the act of March 1, 1889. Robert P. Porter was appointed superintendent of the
Population of the United States in 1890 and 1900.
States and Territories.Population.Increase Since
District of Columbia278,718230,39248,326