Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888

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Birth 1829-10-30
Death 1888-04-18

Biographical notes:

Roscoe Conkling was a New York politician and lawyer, serving in Congress as both Senator and Representative. He resigned abruptly to protest Federal appointments in New York, and returned to his law practice. He later declined an appointment to the United States Supreme Court.

From the description of Roscoe Conkling letter to D.B. Sickels, 1876 Apr. 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52734482

Roscoe Conkling was a Senator (1867-81) and Congressman (1859-63) from N.Y.

From the description of Papers, 1859-[18--?]. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 42058236

Roscoe Conkling (1829-1888) was an American lawyer and United States Senator and Representative. Conkling came from a political family; his father Alfred Conkling, was a U.S. Representative and Federal judge and his brother Frederick was also a U.S. Representative. Conkling practiced law both before and after his time in Washington, served as Oneida County District Attorney, and declined to accept a nomination to the United States Supreme Court in 1882. During more than twenty years in Congress (1859-1882) he was a Radical Republican, and was active in framing and pushing through Congress Reconstruction legislation and the second Civil Rights Act in 1875.

From the guide to the Roscoe Conkling Letters, 1863-1884, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

U.S. senator from New York.

From the description of Roscoe Conkling papers, 1769-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066105

New York state lawyer, politician; mayor, Utica, New York, 1858; New York congressman, 1859-1862, 1866-1867; New York senator, 1867-1881.

From the description of Autograph : N[ew] Y[ork], n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28447995

Roscoe Conkling (1829-1888) was a U.S. Senator from New York.

From the description of Roscoe Conkling Papers, 1769-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387837

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Subjects:

  • New York State
  • Shipowners--Societies, etc
  • Politicians--New York (State)
  • Politics, government and public administration
  • Legislators
  • Politics--Politics and government--1769-1895
  • Politicians--Correspondence
  • Legislators--United States
  • Political parties--New York (State)

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  • Senators, U.S. Congress--New York (State)
  • Legislators
  • Politicians

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  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)