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  McDougall, James Alexander
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NameJames Alexander McDougall
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San Francisco, California , United States
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Born November 19, 1817
DiedSeptember 03, 1867 (49 years)
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Infoborn in Bethlehem, N.Y., November 19, 1817; attended the Albany, N.Y., public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Cook County, Ill., in 1837; attorney general of Illinois 1842-1846; made explorations of the southwestern part of the United States; finally settled in San Francisco; attorney general of California 1850-1851; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); was not a candidate for renomination in 1854; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1861, to March 3, 1867; was not a candidate for reelection; died in Albany, N.Y., September 3, 1867; interment in Lone Mountain (later Calvary) Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.


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