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us: Collamer, Jacob, 1791-1865


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    • us: Collamer, J. (Jacob), 1791-1865
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1791-01-08
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1865-11-09
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        English
    • Birth Place

        Troy (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        Woodstock (Vt.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: University of Vermont
    • Organization

        University of Vermont
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Whig Party (U.S.)
    • Organization

        Whig Party (U.S.)
    • Has Affiliation

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

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

        • Organization: Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Organization

        Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Organization

        Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Congress. House
    • Organization

        United States. Congress. House
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Postmaster General
    • Organization

        United States. Postmaster General
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Organization

        United States. Congress. Senate
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  • Sources

    • found: His Oration delivered before the Phi Sigma Nu Society ... 1828: t.p. (Jacob Collamer)
    • found: LC data base, 11-9-88 (hdg.: Collamer, Jacob, 1791-1865; usage: J. Collamer)
    • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, August 12, 2015 (Collamer, Jacob, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Troy, N.Y., January 8, 1791; moved with his father to Burlington, Vt.; attended the common schools, and graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington in 1810; served in the War of 1812; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1813 and practiced in Woodstock, Vt., from 1813 to 1833; member, State house of representatives 1821, 1822, 1827, 1828; State's attorney for Windsor County 1822-1824; judge of the superior court 1833-1842; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth, Twenty-ninth, and Thirtieth Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1849); chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Twenty-eighth Congress), Committee on Public Lands (Thirtieth Congress); appointed Postmaster General by President Zachary Taylor 1849-1850; again judge of the superior court of Vermont 1850-1854; elected in 1855 as a Republican to the United States Senate; reelected in 1861 and served from March 4, 1855, until his death in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., November 9, 1865; chairman, Committee on Engrossed Bills (Thirty-fourth Congress), Committee on Post Office and Post Roads (Thirty-seventh through Thirty-ninth Congresses), Committee on Library (Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses); interment in River Street Cemetery.)
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