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  Hoar, Samuel
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameSamuel Hoar
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Concord, Massachusetts , United States
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Born May 18, 1778
DiedNovember 02, 1856 (78 years)
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Dec 24, 2014 03:15pm
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InfoHOAR, Samuel, (son-in-law of Roger Sherman, father of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar and George Frisbie Hoar, grandfather of Rockwood Hoar and Sherman Hoar), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Lincoln, Middlesex County, Mass., May 18, 1778; pursued classical studies and was graduated from Harvard University in 1802; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1805 and commenced practice in Concord, Mass.; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1820; served in the State senate in 1826, 1832, and 1833; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835-March 3, 1837); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Concord, Mass.; sent by the State legislature to South Carolina to test the constitutionality of acts prohibiting free Negroes from coming into the State and on his arrival, December 5, 1844, the Legislature of South Carolina passed resolutions expelling him from the city of Charleston; member of the State house of representatives in 1850; chairman of the State convention in 1855 which formed the Republican Party in Massachusetts; died in Concord, Mass., November 2, 1856; interment in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.


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Wife Sarah Sherman Hoar 00, 1813- 00, 1862
Son Ebenezer R. Hoar 1816-1895
Grandson Sherman Hoar 1860-1898
Son George Frisbie Hoar 1826-1904
Grandson Rockwood Hoar 1855-1906
Father In-Law Roger Sherman 1721-1793

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  01/31/1855 MA US Senate - Special Election Lost 0.25% (-62.56%)
  02/13/1843 MA District 4 - 2nd Trial Lost 39.58% (-13.12%)
  11/14/1842 MA District 4 - 1st Trial Lost 43.68% (-6.24%)
  11/14/1836 MA District 4 Lost 43.43% (-13.14%)
  12/15/1834 MA District 4 - 2nd Trial Won 55.71% (+33.17%)
  11/10/1834 MA District 4 - 1st Trial Won 48.18% (+22.27%)
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