Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Gallinger, Jacob H.
NameJacob H. Gallinger
Concord, New Hampshire , United States
Born March 28, 1837
Died August 17, 1918 (81 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 10, 2015 03:13am
InfoGALLINGER, Jacob Harold, a Representative and a Senator from New Hampshire; born in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, March 28, 1837; attended the common schools and completed an academic course; became a printer; studied medicine and graduated from the Cincinnati (Ohio) Medical Institute in 1858; studied abroad for two years; returned to the United States and engaged in the practice of medicine and surgery in Concord, N.H.; member, State house of representatives 1872-1873, 1891; member of the State constitutional convention in 1876; member, State senate 1878-1880; was surgeon general of New Hampshire, with the rank of brigadier general 1879-1880; elected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1889); declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1888; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1891; reelected in 1897, 1903, 1909, and 1914, and served from March 4, 1891, until his death in Franklin, N.H., August 17, 1918; served as President pro tempore during the Sixty-second Congress; Republican Conference chairman (Sixty-third to Sixty-fifth Congresses); chairman, Committee on Transportation Routes to the Seaboard (Fifty-second Congress), Committee on Pensions (Fifty-fourth to Fifty-seventh Congress), Committee on the District of Columbia (Fifty-seventh to Sixty-second Congresses); chairman of the Merchant Marine Commission 1904-1905; interment in Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, N.H.


Title Purchase Contributor

Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

Date Category Headline Article Contributor

Enter your Name:

A moderator will have to approve your message before it will appear.
Simple bad-talking or insulting messages will likely be deleted.
If you are trying to write to a candidate that appears on the site, they likely do not read this and will not answer.
This site is an English language site and non-English messages will be deleted.

Enter This Code
Importance? 0.00000 Average


  11/03/1914 NH US Senate Won 51.66% (+7.03%)
  11/03/1908 NH US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1902 NH US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1896 NH US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1890 NH US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1886 NH District 2 Won 49.85% (+2.95%)
  11/04/1884 NH District 2 Won 51.54% (+5.42%)