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  Hoar, George Frisbie
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NameGeorge Frisbie Hoar
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Worcester, Massachusetts , United States
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Born August 29, 1826
DiedSeptember 30, 1904 (78 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 07, 2015 02:34am
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InfoHOAR, George Frisbie, (grandson of Roger Sherman, son of Samuel Hoar, brother of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, father of Rockwood Hoar, and uncle of Sherman Hoar), a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Concord, Mass., August 29, 1826; attended Concord Academy; graduated from Harvard University in 1846 and from the Harvard Law School in 1849; admitted to the bar in 1849 and commenced practice in Worcester, Mass.; elected to the State house of representatives in 1852; elected to the State senate in 1857; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for renomination in 1876; one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1876 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against William W. Belknap; appointed a member of the Electoral Commission created by act of Congress to decide the contests in various States in the presidential election of 1876; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1877; reelected in 1883, 1889, 1895, and 1901 and served from March 4, 1877, until his death in Worcester, Mass., September 30, 1904; chairman, Committee on Privileges and Elections (Forty-seventh through Fifty-second Congresses), Committee on the Judiciary (Fifty-second Congress, Fifty-fourth through Fifty-eighth Congresses), Committee on the Library (Fifty-second Congress); overseer of Harvard University 1874-1880 and from 1896 until his death; Regent of the Smithsonian for many years; interment in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Mass.


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FAMILY
Son Rockwood Hoar 1855-1906
Father Samuel Hoar 1778-1856
Brother Ebenezer R. Hoar 1816-1895
Nephew Sherman Hoar 1860-1898
Mother Sarah Sherman Hoar 1785-1862
Grandfather Roger Sherman 1721-1793
Aunt Mehitabel Evarts 0000-
1st Cousin William M. Evarts 1818-1901
Aunt Rebecca Sherman Baldwin 1764-
1st Cousin Roger Sherman Baldwin 1793-1863

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  01/15/1901 MA US Senate Won 77.65% (+55.69%)
  11/03/1894 MA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1888 MA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1882 MA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1876 MA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1874 MA District 9 Won 51.26% (+2.51%)
  11/05/1872 MA District 9 Won 71.71% (+43.42%)
  11/08/1870 MA District 8 Won 56.34% (+27.95%)
  11/03/1868 MA District 8 Won 74.20% (+48.41%)
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