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us: McEnery, Samuel Douglas, 1837-1910



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    • us: McEnery, S. D. (Samuel Douglas), 1837-1910
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    • found: Louisiana state executive correspondence, 1869-1924, 1930 (Samuel Douglas McEnery; governor of Louisiana from 1881 to 1888)
    • found: OCLC, July 15, 2010 (hdgs: McEnery, Samuel D. (Samuel Douglas), 1837-1910, McEnery, Samuel Douglas, 1837-1910, McEnery, S. D. (Samuel Douglas), 1837-1910, McEnery, Samuel Douglas, 1873-1910, McEnery, Samuel Douglas, 1837-; usage: Samuel D. McEnery, S.D. McEnery)
    • found: Dict. of La. biog., via WWW, July 15, 2010 (Samuel Douglas McEnery; lawyer and politician; served as lieutenant governor of La. from 1880 until 1881 and as governor from 1881 until 1888; later served as associate justice of Louisiana State Supreme Court and as U.S. senator from 1897 until his death; b. May 28, 1837, Monroe, La.; d. June 28, 1910, New Orleans, La.)
    • found: Biog. dir. of th U.S. Cong. website, July 28, 2014 (McEnery, Samuel Douglas, a Senator from Louisiana; born in Monroe, Ouachita Parish, La., May 28, 1837; attended the public schools, Spring Hill (Ala.) College, the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; graduated from the State and National Law School, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., in 1859; at the beginning of the Civil War entered the Confederate Army as a member of a volunteer company called the Pelican Greys, and in 1862 was commissioned a lieutenant; admitted to the bar at Monroe, La., in 1866 and commenced practice; elected lieutenant governor of Louisiana in 1879, becoming Governor upon the death of the Governor in October 1881; elected Governor of Louisiana in 1884; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1888; appointed associate justice of the supreme court of Louisiana in 1888 and served until 1897, when he resigned, having been elected Senator; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1896; reelected in 1902 and 1908 and served from March 4, 1897, until his death; chairman, Committee on Corporations Organized in the District of Columbia (Fifty-ninth Congress), Committee on Transportation and Sale of Meat Products (Sixty-first Congress); died in New Orleans, La., June 28, 1910; interment in Metairie Cemetery)
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