US Con -Conness, John - U.S. Senator, CA

John Conness:
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Born: September 22, 1821
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Birthplace: Abbey County Galway Ireland
Father: Walter Coneys 1785 – 1840
Mother: Mary Williams 1781 –

1st​ Wife: Charlotte McDougal Stockton 1825 – 1866
(Buried: Unknown Burial Place)

2nd​ Wife: Mary Russell Davis 1847 – 1922
(Buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery Dorchester Massachusetts)

Children:
Mary Stockton Conness Johnson 1858 – 1931
(Buried: Cypress Lawn Memorial Park Colma California)
Ella Linda Conness 1872 – 1874
(Buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery Dorchester Massachusetts)
Thornton Davis Conness 1874 – 1928
(Buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery Dorchester Massachusetts)
William Carr Conness 1875 – Unknown
(Buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery Dorchester Massachusetts)
Leland Stanford Conness 1880 – 1942
(Buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery Dorchester Massachusetts)



Political Party: Democratic Party, Union Party, Republican Party

Education:

Learned the art of pianoforte in New York

Occupation before War:
Mining and Mercantile Businessman in California
1853 – 1854: Member of California State Assembly
1860 – 1861: Member of California State Assembly

Civil War Career:
Mining and Mercantile Businessman in California
1861: Unsuccessful Candidate for Governor of California
1863 – 1869: United States Senator from California
1863 – 1865: Member of Senate Finance Committee
1864: Voted in favor of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution
1865 – 1869: Chairman of Senate Mines and Mining Committee

Occupation after War:
1863 – 1869: United States Senator from California
1865 – 1869: Chairman of Senate Mines and Mining Committee
1868: Voted in favor of impeachment of Pres. Andrew Johnson
1869 – 1909: Lived in Boston Massachusetts Retired


Died:
January 10, 1909
Place of Death: Jamaica Plain Massachusetts
Age at time of Death: 87 years old
Burial Place: Cedar Grove Cemetery Dorchester Massachusetts


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