Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897

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Dates:
Birth 1815-01-03
Death 1897-07-23

Biographical notes:

Doolittle, a lawyer successively in New York, Wisconsin, and Illinois, was a U. S. Senator from Wisconsin (1857-1869).

From the description of Papers, 1856-1892. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 469775273

James Rood Doolittle (1815-1897) was a lawyer, judge and United States senator from Wisconsin, 1857-1869.

From the description of James R. Doolittle papers, 1848-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652205

From the guide to the James R. Doolittle papers, 1848-1892, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

American lawyer; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, Ill., to Charles J. Folger, 1884 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517759

Jurist and U.S. senator from Wisconsin.

From the description of James R. Doolittle papers, 1859-1927 (bulk 1859-1896). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981142

Biographical Note

  • 1815, Jan. 15: Born, Hampton Township, Washington County, N.Y.
  • 1834: Graduated from Geneva (now Hobart) College, Geneva, N.Y.
  • 1837: Admitted to the bar, Rochester, N.Y. Married Mary L. Cutting
  • 1847 - 1850 : District attorney, Wyoming County, N.Y.
  • 1851: Settled in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1853: Elected judge of the First Circuit Court, Wisconsin
  • 1857 - 1869 : United States senator from Wisconsin
  • 1869: Returned to private practice in Racine, Wis., and Chicago, Ill.
  • 1871: Unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of Wisconsin
  • 1897, July 27: Died, Providence, R.I.

From the guide to the James R. Doolittle Papers, 1859-1927, (bulk 1859-1896), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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  • African Americans--Colonization
  • Indians of North America--Government relations
  • African Americans
  • Colonization
  • Politics, Practical
  • Reconstruction
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Elections--1860
  • Legislators
  • Lawyers
  • Slavery
  • Dakota Indians--Wars, 1862-1865
  • Cheyenne Indians
  • African Americans--Africa

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  • Judges
  • Lawyers
  • Jurists

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Middle West (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Virgin Islands (as recorded)
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  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Africa (as recorded)
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  • Cairo (Ill.) (as recorded)
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