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Foot, Solomon, 1802-1866


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1802-11-19
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1866-03-28
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1826
        • Organization: (naf) Middlebury College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Whig Party (U.S.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1833
        • Organization: (naf) Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1836
        • Affiliation End: 1838
        • Organization: (naf) Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1843
        • Affiliation End: 1847
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1851
        • Affiliation End: 1866
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Cornwall (Vt.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
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    • found: Seaver, N. A discourse delivered at the funeral of Hon. Solomon Foot, 1866.
    • found: MoSU-L/NLT files(hdg.: Foot, Solomon, 1802-1866)
    • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, February 3, 2016(Foot, Solomon, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Cornwall, Addison County, Vt., November 19, 1802; pursued classical studies, and graduated from Middlebury (Vt.) College in 1826; taught school 1826-1831; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1831 and commenced practice in Rutland, Vt.; member, State house of representatives 1833, 1836-1838, serving as speaker the last two sessions; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1836; prosecuting attorney 1836-1842; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1847); elected as a Whig to the United States Senate in 1850; reelected as a Republican in 1856 and 1862, and served from March 4, 1851, until his death on March 28, 1866; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses; chairman, Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (Thirty-seventh through Thirty-ninth Congresses); died in Washington, D.C.; funeral services were held in the Chamber of the United States Senate; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, Vt.)
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    • 1985-11-26: new
    • 2017-02-13: revised
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