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  Rockwell, Julius
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NameJulius Rockwell
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Lenox, Massachusetts , United States
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Born April 26, 1805
DiedMay 19, 1888 (83 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 09, 2016 10:18pm
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InfoROCKWELL, Julius, (father of Francis Williams Rockwell), a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Colebrook, Conn., April 26, 1805; attended private schools; graduated from Yale College in 1826; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Pittsfield, Mass., in 1830; member, State house of representatives 1834-1838, and served three years as speaker; State bank commissioner 1838-1840; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1851); was not a candidate for renomination in 1850; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1853; appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Edward Everett and served from June 3, 1854, to January 31, 1855, when a successor was elected; presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1856; member, State house of representatives 1858, and served as speaker; appointed as judge of the superior court of Massachusetts in 1859 and resigned in 1886; died in Lenox, Berkshire County, Mass., May 19, 1888; interment in Lenox Cemetery.


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  11/06/1855 MA Governor Lost 26.90% (-10.83%)
  01/31/1855 MA US Senate - Special Election Lost 4.93% (-57.88%)
  06/02/1854 MA US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/07/1851 MA District 7 - 3rd Trial Lost 0.77% (-47.47%)
  01/20/1851 MA District 7 - 2nd Trial Lost 1.34% (-46.99%)
  11/11/1850 MA District 7 - 1st Trial Lost 2.23% (-43.52%)
  12/22/1849 US House Speaker Lost 0.10% (-10.61%)
  11/13/1848 MA District 7 Won 51.40% (+23.18%)
  11/09/1846 MA District 7 Won 53.34% (+14.71%)
  11/11/1844 MA District 7 Won 51.62% (+11.70%)
  01/01/1844 MA District 7 - 6th Trial Won 54.05% (+15.53%)
  11/13/1843 MA District 7 - 5th Trial Won 49.15% (+4.37%)
  06/05/1843 MA District 7 - 4th Trial Won 47.49% (+9.83%)
  04/03/1843 MA District 7 - 3rd Trial Won 49.11% (+3.07%)
  02/13/1843 MA District 7 - 2nd Trial Won 45.20% (+1.88%)
  11/14/1842 MA District 7 - 1st Trial Lost 45.65% (-1.40%)
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