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  Pease, Henry Roberts
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NameHenry Roberts Pease
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, Mississippi , United States
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Born February 19, 1835
DiedJanuary 02, 1907 (71 years)
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InfoPEASE, Henry Roberts, a Senator from Mississippi; born in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., February 19, 1835; received a normal-school training; engaged in teaching 1848-1859; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Washington, D.C.; during the Civil War entered the Union Army as a private in 1862 and attained the rank of captain; superintendent of education of Louisiana while that State was under military rule; appointed superintendent of education of freedmen in Mississippi in 1867; elected State superintendent of education of Mississippi in 1869; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Adelbert Ames and served from February 3, 1874, to March 3, 1875; was not a candidate for reelection; postmaster of Vicksburg, Miss., 1875; established and edited the Mississippi Educational Journal; moved to Dakota in 1881 and settled in Watertown; receiver of the United States land office at Watertown 1881-1885; member, State senate 1904; died in Watertown, S.Dak., January 2, 1907; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.


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