US Con English, James Edward - U.S. Congressman, CT

James Edward English
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Born: March 13, 1812

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Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut

Father: James English 1784 – 1850
(Buried: Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut)​

Mother: Nancy Griswold 1786 – 1867

1st​ Wife: Caroline Augusta Fowler 1811 – 1874
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut)​

Married: January 25, 1837 in New Haven, Connecticut

2nd​ Wife:
Anna Robinson Morris 1849 – 1898
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut)​

Married: October 7, 1885 in Manhattan, New York

Children:

Edward Fowler English 1838 – 1841​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut)​
Augusta Caroline English 1843 – 1857​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut)​
Edward Fowler English 1848 – 1849​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut)​
Henry Fowler English 1851 – 1947​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut)​

Political Party: Democratic Political Party
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Occupation before War:


Lumber Businessman, and Manufacturer in New Haven, Connecticut​
1847 – 1861: Member of New Haven, Connecticut Selectmen​
1848 – 1849: Member of Common Council in Connecticut​
1855: Connecticut State Representative​
1856 – 1858: Connecticut State Senator​
1860: Unsuccessful Candidate for Lt. Governor of Connecticut​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1865: United States Congressman from Connecticut​
1861 – 1863: Member of House Naval Affairs Committee​
1863 – 1865: Member of House State Department Expenditures​
1863 – 1865: Ranking Member House Public Lands Committee​
1864: Choose not to be a candidate for reelection to US Congress​
1865: Voted in Favor of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution.​

Occupation after War:

Lumber Businessman, and Manufacturer in New Haven Connecticut​

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1866: Unsuccessful Democratic Candidate for Governor of Connecticut​
1867 – 1869: Governor of Connecticut​
1868: Received 16 votes for the Democratic Party Presidential Nomination.​
1870 – 1871: Governor of Connecticut​
1872: Connecticut State Representative​
1872: Unsuccessful Candidate for United States Congress.​
1875 – 1876: United States Senator from Connecticut​
1876: Unsuccessful Candidate for United States Senator​
1876 – 1890: Lumber Businessman, and Manufacturer in Connecticut​
1880: Received 1 vote for the Democratic Party Presidential Nomination​

Died: March 2, 1890

Place of Death: New Haven, Connecticut

Age at time of Death: 77 years old

Burial Place: Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut
 
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