Elihu Washburne Sr.

Elihu Benjamin Washburne Sr. (1816 - 1887)

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Elihu Benjamin Washburne Sr.
Born in Livermore, Oxford, Massachusetts (now Maine)map
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsinmap
Died in Chicago, Cook, Illinoismap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Jan 2015
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Categories: Livermore, Maine | US Representatives from Illinois | US Presidential Candidates.

The HONORABLE ELIHU BENJAMIN WASHBURNE SENIOR
Preceded by
William H. Seward




Preceded by
John Adams Dix
Elihu Benjamin Washburne Sr.
United States Secretary of State
Dept. of State
1869

United States
Minister to France
Dept. of State
1869—1877
Succeeded by
Hamilton Fish




Succeeded by
Edward F. Noyes

Contents

Biography

Elihu Benjamin, born Sept. 23, 1816. Died at Chicago, Ill., Oct. 22, 1887, aged 71 years, 29 days.

He was appointed United States Secretary of State in 1869 by President Grant.

He was also a Congressman from Illinois and the United States Minister to France,

Name

Elihu Benjamin Washburne Sr.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 23 SEP 1816
Place: Livermore, Oxford, Maine
Birth:
Date: 13 SEP 1816
Place: Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 23 SEP 1816

Residence

  • 1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Elihu B Washburne
Birth: 1818 - Maine
Residence: 1850 - Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois
  • 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Elahn B Washburn
Birth: 1815 - Maine
Residence: 1860 - Galena Ward 5, Jo Daviess, Illinois
  • U.S., Register of Civil, Military, and Naval Service, 1863-1959
Name: Ellihu B. Washburne
Birth: Maine
Residence: 30 Sep 1869 - Paris, France and Dominions
  • 1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Elisha B Washburn
Birth: Maine
Residence: 1870 - Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois
  • 1880 United States Federal Census
Name: E. B. Washburn
Birth: Maine
Residence: 1880 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois

Death

* Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1878-1922

Name: E. B. Washburn
Birth: 1816 - Livermore, Maine
Death: 22 Oct 1887 - Cook, Illinois

Sources

  • America's Political Dynasties: From Adams to Clinton, by Stephen Hess - The Washburn Dynasty p. 131
  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • 1860 United States Federal Census
  • U.S., Register of Civil, Military, and Naval Service, 1863-1959
  • 1870 United States Federal Census
  • 1880 United States Federal Census
  • Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1878-1922

Acknowledgments



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