U.S. Legislative Branch Arnold, Samuel Greene Jr. - U.S. Senator, RI

Samuel Greene Arnold Jr.

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Born: April 12, 1821

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island

Father: Samuel Greene Arnold Sr. 1778 – 1826
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island)​

Mother: Frances Rogers 1786 – 1865
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island)​

Wife: Louisa Gindrat Arnold 1828 – 1905
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island)​

Married: November 23, 1848 in Providence, Rhode Island

Children:


Louisa Caroline Grindat Arnold Appleton 1849 – 1895​
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island)​
Frances Rogers Arnold 1854 – 1948​
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island)​
Cornelia Arnold Rogers 1859 – 1932​
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island)​

Political Party: Republican Party

Education:


1841: Graduated from Brown University​
1845: Graduated from Harvard University Law School​

Occupation before War:

Attorney and Historian in Providence, Rhode Island​
1848 – 1880: Trustee of Brown University​
1852 – 1853: Lt. Governor of Rhode Island​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1863: Lt. Governor of Rhode Island​
Colonel and Military Aide to Governor William Sprague​
1862: Elected to fill the vacancy caused by resignation of Simmons.​
1862 – 1863: United States Senator from Rhode Island​
1862 – 1863: Member of Senate Interstate and Foreign Commerce​
1863 – 1868: Historian in Providence, Rhode Island​

Occupation after War:

1863 – 1868: Historian in Providence, Rhode Island​
1868 – 1880: President of Rhode Island State Historical Society​
Author of History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
1876: Rhode Island Republican Presidential Elector
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Died: February 14, 1880

Place of Death: Providence, Rhode Island

Age at time of Death: 58 years old

Burial Place: Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island
 
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