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Malone (New York, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
Wheeler, William Almon 1819-1887 Statesman; born in Malone, N. Y., June 30, 1819; received a collegiate education; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845; district attorney of Franklin county, N. Y., William Almon Wheeler. in 1846-49; member of Congress in 1860-62 and 1869-77; and in 1874 was the author of the celebrated Wheeler compromise, by which the political troubles in Louisiana were arranged, William P. Kellogg being recognized as governor, while the State Senate became Rg them over to the latter, had them concelled. In this way he put the money beyond possible reach of himself or his heirs. He was elected Vice-President of the United States in 1876 on the ticket headed by Rutherford B. Hayes. He died in Malone, N. Y., June 4, 1887. The following is the text of the Wheeler compromise: New York, March 13, 1875. The undersigned having been requested to examine the claims of the persons hereinafter named to seats in the Senate and House of Representati
Winn (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
t; and that the following named persons are entitled to seats in the House of Representatives from the following named parishes respectively: From the parish of Assumption, R. R. Beaseley, E. F. X. Dugas; from the parish of Bienville, James Brice; from 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 r
Rapides Parish (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
Senate from the 22d Senatorial District; and that J. B. Elam is not entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 8th Senatorial District; and that the following named persons are entitled to seats in the House of Representatives from the following named parishes respectively: From the parish of Assumption, R. R. Beaseley, E. F. X. Dugas; from the parish of Bienville, James Brice; from 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 Ca
Louisiana (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
to the bar in 1845; district attorney of Franklin county, N. Y., William Almon Wheeler. in 1846-49; member of Congress in 1860-62 and 1869-77; and in 1874 was the author of the celebrated Wheeler compromise, by which the political troubles in Louisiana were arranged, William P. Kellogg being recognized as governor, while the State Senate became Republican and the House Democratic. While he was a member of Congress the famous salary grab act was passed without his aid or approval. He took th7. The following is the text of the Wheeler compromise: New York, March 13, 1875. The undersigned having been requested to examine the claims of the persons hereinafter named to seats in the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Louisiana, and having examined the returns and the evidence relating to such claims, are of opinion, and do hereby find, award, and determine, that F. S. Goode is entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 22d Senatorial District; and that J. B. Elam
Caddo (Oklahoma, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
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.
United States (United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
while the State Senate became Republican and the House Democratic. While he was a member of Congress the famous salary grab act was passed without his aid or approval. He took the additional salary that fell to him, but immediately he bought government bonds with it, assigned them to the Secretary of the Treasury, and, turning them over to the latter, had them concelled. In this way he put the money beyond possible reach of himself or his heirs. He was elected Vice-President of the United States in 1876 on the ticket headed by Rutherford B. Hayes. He died in Malone, N. Y., June 4, 1887. The following is the text of the Wheeler compromise: New York, March 13, 1875. The undersigned having been requested to examine the claims of the persons hereinafter named to seats in the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Louisiana, and having examined the returns and the evidence relating to such claims, are of opinion, and do hereby find, award, and determine, that F.
Jackson County (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
S. Goode is entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 22d Senatorial District; and that J. B. Elam is not entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 8th Senatorial District; and that the following named persons are entitled to seats in the House of Representatives from the following named parishes respectively: From the parish of Assumption, R. R. Beaseley, E. F. X. Dugas; from the parish of Bienville, James Brice; from 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,
De Soto (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
opinion, and do hereby find, award, and determine, that F. S. Goode is entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 22d Senatorial District; and that J. B. Elam is not entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 8th Senatorial District; and that the following named persons are entitled to seats in the House of Representatives from the following named parishes respectively: From the parish of Assumption, R. R. Beaseley, E. F. X. Dugas; from the parish of Bienville, James Brice; from 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 p
Bienville (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
evidence relating to such claims, are of opinion, and do hereby find, award, and determine, that F. S. Goode is entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 22d Senatorial District; and that J. B. Elam is not entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 8th Senatorial District; and that the following named persons are entitled to seats in the House of Representatives from the following named parishes respectively: From the parish of Assumption, R. R. Beaseley, E. F. X. Dugas; from the parish of Bienville, James Brice; from 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 ret
Assumption Parish, La. (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry wheeler-william-almon
the State of Louisiana, and having examined the returns and the evidence relating to such claims, are of opinion, and do hereby find, award, and determine, that F. S. Goode is entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 22d Senatorial District; and that J. B. Elam is not entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 8th Senatorial District; and that the following named persons are entitled to seats in the House of Representatives from the following named parishes respectively: From the parish of Assumption, R. R. Beaseley, E. F. X. Dugas; from the parish of Bienville, James Brice; from 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 pe
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