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  Trumbull, Lyman
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NameLyman Trumbull
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, Illinois , United States
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Born October 12, 1813
Died June 25, 1896 (82 years)
ContributorRP
Last ModifedDr. Cynic
Nov 02, 2009 04:15pm
Tags Liberal - Pro Free Trade -
Infoborn in Colchester, Conn., October 12, 1813; attended Bacon Academy; taught school in Connecticut 1829-1833; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Greenville, Ga.; moved to Belleville, Ill., 1837; member, State house of representatives 1840-1841; secretary of State of Illinois in 1841 and 1843; justice of the supreme court of Illinois 1848-1853; elected to the Thirty-fourth Congress in 1854, but before the beginning of the Congress was elected to the United States Senate; reelected in 1861 and again in 1867, and served from March 4, 1855, to March 3, 1873; was at various times a Democrat, then Republican, then Liberal Republican, then Democrat; chairman, Committee on the Judiciary (Thirty-seventh through Forty-second Congresses); resumed the practice of law in Chicago, Ill.; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Illinois in 1880; died in Chicago, Ill., June 25, 1896; interment in Oakwoods Cemetery.


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  11/02/1880 IL Governor Lost 44.61% (-5.95%)
  01/20/1873 IL US Senate Lost 42.47% (-15.07%)
  05/04/1872 US Vice President - LR Convention Lost 19.08% (-28.35%)
  05/03/1872 US President - LR Convention Lost 12.36% (-25.83%)
  01/15/1867 IL US Senate Won 69.44% (+38.89%)
  01/09/1861 IL US Senate Won 54.00% (+8.00%)
  02/09/1855 IL US Senate Won 51.52% (+4.04%)
  11/07/1854 IL District 08 Won 59.87% (+19.75%)
  11/03/1846 IL District 1 Lost 41.28% (-16.85%)
  03/01/1841 IL Secretary of State Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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