US Con -Cole, Cornelius - U.S. Congressman, CA

Cornelius Cole:
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Born: September 17, 1822
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Birthplace: Lodi New York
Father: David Cole III 1788 – 1857
(Buried: Grove Cemetery Trumansburg New York)
Mother: Rachel Townsend 1790 – 1863
(Buried: Grove Cemetery Trumansburg New York)

Wife: Olive A. Colegrove 1833 – 1918
(Buried: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Hollywood California)

Children:
Emma Cole Brown 1854 – 1920
(Buried: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Hollywood California)
Seward Cole 1856 – 1927
(Buried: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Hollywood California)
Willoughby Cole 1857 – 1912
(Buried: Inglewood Park Cemetery Inglewood California)
Lucretia Cole Waring 1860 – 1953
(Buried: Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Virginia)
Cornelia Cole McLoughlin 1863 – 1932
(Buried: Wooster Cemetery Danbury Connecticut)
Grace Cole Jones 1869 – 1943
(Buried: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Hollywood California)
George Townsend Cole 1874 – 1937
(Buried: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Hollywood California)



Political Party: Republican Party
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Education:

Attended Hobart College
1847: Graduated from Wesleyan University

Occupation before War:
1848 – 1849: Attorney in Auburn New York
1849 – 1850: Gold Miner in California
1850 – 1851: Attorney in San Francisco California
1851 – 1859: Attorney in Sacramento California
1856 – 1860: Member of Republican Party National Committee
1859 – 1862: Sacramento California District Attorney

Civil War Career:
1859 – 1862: Sacramento California District Attorney
1862: Moved to Santa Cruz California
1863: Commissioned Captain in the Union Army Volunteers
1863 – 1865: United States Congressman from California
1863 – 1865: Member of House Pacific Railroad Committee
1863 – 1865: Member of House Post Offices and Post Roads
1865: Voted in support of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1867: Attorney in Santa Cruz California
1867 – 1873: United States Senator from California
1867 – 1871: Member of Senate Appropriations Committee
1871 – 1873: Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee
1873 – 1880: Attorney in Santa Cruz California
1880: moved to Colegrove California and Retired
Owner of one of the original Spanish/Mexican Land grants


Died:
November 3, 1924
Place of Death: Hollywood California
Age at time of Death: 102 years old
Burial Place: Hollywood Forever Cemetery Hollywood California
 
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