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Fernando Cortez Beaman

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Born: June 28, 1814

Birthplace: Chester, Vermont

Father: Joshua Nicholas Beaman 1769 – 1829
(Buried: Burke Center Cemetery, Burke, New York)​

Mother: Hannah Olcott 1772 – 1829
(Buried: Burke Center Cemetery, Burke, New York)​

Wife: Mary Goodrich 1818 – 1894
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Michigan)​

Children:

Roscoe W. Beaman 1847 – 1877​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery Adrian Michigan)​

Political Party: Republican Party

Occupation before War:


1839 – 1841: Attorney in Manchester, Michigan​
1841 – 1843: Attorney in Tecumseh and Clinton, Michigan
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1843 – 1850: Lenawee County Prosecuting Attorney​
Attorney for the City of Adrian, Michigan​
1854: Member of the Convention that organized Republican Party​
1856: Michigan Delegate to Republican Party National Convention​
1856: Republican Party Presidential Elector​
1856 – 1857: Mayor of Adrian, Michigan​
1856 – 1860: Lenawee County, Michigan, Probate Court Judge​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1871: United States Congressman from Michigan​
1861 – 1865: Member of House Roads and Canals Committee​
1861 – 1867: Member of House Territories Committee​
1863 – 1865: Ranking Member of House District of Columbia Committee​
1865 – 1867: Chairman of House Roads and Canals Committee​

Occupation after War:

1867 – 1871: Member of House Appropriations Committee​
1869 – 1871: Member of House Elections Committee​
1870: Choose not to be a candidate for re-nomination to Congress.​
1872: Michigan Delegate for Republican Party National Convention​
Lenawee County, Michigan, Probate Court Judge​
1879: Declined appointment as United States Senator​
Declined appointments United States Indian Affairs Commissioner​

Died: September 27, 1882

Place of Death: Adrian, Michigan

Age at time of Death: 68 years old

Burial Place:
Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Michigan
 
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