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  Kernan, Francis
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NameFrancis Kernan
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Utica, New York , United States
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Born January 14, 1816
DiedSeptember 07, 1892 (76 years)
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Jan 05, 2015 05:53pm
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InfoKERNAN, Francis, a Representative and a Senator from New York; born in Wayne, Schuyler County, N.Y., January 14, 1816; attended public schools; graduated from Georgetown College, District of Columbia, in 1836; studied law in Watkins, N.Y.; admitted to the bar in 1840 and practiced in Utica; reporter of the court of appeals of New York 1854-1857; member, State assembly 1861; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1864; member of the State constitutional conventions in 1867 and 1868; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of New York in 1872; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1875, to March 3, 1881; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1880; chairman, Committee on Patents (Forty-sixth Congress); resumed the practice of law; member of the board of regents of the University of the State of New York 1870-1892; died in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., September 7, 1892; interment in St. Agnes Cemetery.

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  07/16/1881 NY US Senate Special Lost 32.41% (-20.00%)
  05/30/1881 NY US Senate Special - D Caucus Won 68.00% (+54.00%)
  01/18/1881 NY US Senate Lost 35.77% (-28.46%)
  01/20/1875 NY US Senate Won 55.77% (+12.18%)
  01/15/1875 NY US Senate - D Caucus Won 88.51% (+78.16%)
  11/05/1872 NY Governor Lost 46.81% (-6.38%)
  11/08/1864 NY District 21 Lost 47.48% (-5.05%)
  11/04/1862 NY District 21 Won 50.25% (+0.50%)
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US House Speaker - Dec 07, 1863 D Henry G. Stebbins