Foot, Solomon, 1802-1866Alternative names
Member of United States Senate.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : House of Representatives, 1845 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270520495
Lawyer, state legislator, U.S. Representative and later Senator; b. in Cornwall, Vt.; attended Middlebury College; admitted to the bar in 1831 and practiced in Rutland, Vt.; elected state representative, 1833, 1836-1838; delegate to the Vermont state constitutional convention, 1836; prosecuting attorney, 1836-1842; U.S. representative (1843-1847); and Senator 1850, 1856, 1862. Elected as a Whig congressman in 1843 and as a senator in 1850; re-elected as a National Republican senator in 1856 in which capacity he served until his death in 1866. Served as President pro-tempore of the Senate from 1861 to 1864.
From the description of Solomon Foot papers, 1854-1866 (bulk 1861-1862). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 670720338
- Senators, U.S. Congress
- Representatives, U.S. Congress
- Vermont (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)