Cole, Cornelius, 1822-1924

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U.S. senator and U.S. representative of California.

From the description of Cornelius Cole letter and newspaper clipping, 1923-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453230

Cole was a U.S. Representative and later a U.S. Senator representing California from 1867 to 1873.

From the description of The Cornelius Cole papers. 1866. (University of Utah). WorldCat record id: 70892969

Cole was a US senator from California.

From the description of Letter, 1867, Nov. 20, Washington, to "Dear Sir". (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598365

A politician and lawyer, Cole was admitted to the Bar of New York State, 1848; mined gold in California, c.1849-50; practiced law in San Francisco, 1850-51, and in Sacramento, California, beginning 1852; edited Sacramento Daily Times, 1856- ; was elected member, Republican National Committee, 1856-60; worked as district attorney, City and County of Sacramento, 1859-62; U.S. House of Representatives, at-large representative from California, 1863-65; U.S. Senate, senator from California, 1867-73, chairman of Committee on Appropriations, 1871-73; practiced law in California, 1873-c.1922. He was an organizer of the Central Pacific Railroad Company in Sacramento. Cole was commissioned as a captain in the Union Army in 1863.

From the description of Cornelius Cole letter, San Francisco, California, to Hon. Schuyler Colfax, 1865 November 7. (San Francisco Public Library). WorldCat record id: 287269650

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referencedIn Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. Daniel Coit Gilman correspondence, 1871-1875. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Cole, Cornelius, 1822-1924. Cornelius Cole letter, San Francisco, California, to Hon. Schuyler Colfax, 1865 November 7. San Francisco Public Library, Main Library
referencedIn Cole family. Papers, 1933-1943. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Cole Family Papers, 1833-1943 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Cole, Cornelius, 1822-1924. Cornelius Cole letter and newspaper clipping, 1923-1924. Library of Congress
creatorOf Cole, Cornelius, 1822-1924. The Cornelius Cole papers. 1866. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library
referencedIn The Smith-Cole family papers, 1890-1936. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Pope, James Harlan, 1885-. James Harlan Pope letter to Everett T. Moore : Los Angeles : LS, 1956 Mar. 22. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cole, Cornelius, 1822-1924. Bible record for the Philip Flint family, 1798-1924. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Cole, Cornelius, 1822-1924. Autographs, members of the 38th Congress : signers of the Emancipation Proclamation. Allen County Public Library, ACPL
creatorOf Cole, Cornelius, 1822-. Letter, 1867, Nov. 20, Washington, to "Dear Sir". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Brooks, B. S. (Benjamin Sherman), 1820?-1884. Benjamin Sheman Brooks papers, 1850-1881. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection., circa 1844-1899 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Brooks, B. S. (Benjamin Sherman), 1820?-1884. person
associatedWith Cole family family
associatedWith Cole family. family
correspondedWith Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 person
associatedWith Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869. person
associatedWith Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908. person
associatedWith James, Charles, 1817-1901. person
associatedWith Miller, John Franklin, 1831-1886. person
associatedWith Palmquist, Peter E. person
associatedWith Pope, James Harlan, 1885- person
associatedWith University of Utah. Libraries. Manuscripts Division. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)
California
California
Subject
Customs administration--History--19th century
Political Campaigns
Senators--Biography
Lawyers--Biography
Occupation
Senators, U.S. Congress--California
Representatives, U.S. Congress--California
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Birth 1822-09-17

Death 1924-11-03

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