Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919

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Hilary Abner Herbert (March 12, 1834 - March 6, 1919) was Secretary of the Navy under President Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897. He also served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Alabama.

From the description of Letter, March 29, 1893. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18178390

Hilary A. Herbert was an Alabama and Washington, D.C., lawyer, author, Democratic United States representative, 1877-1893, and secretary of the Navy, 1893-1897.

From the guide to the Hilary A. Herbert Papers, 1864-1931, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Alabama and Washington, D.C., lawyer, author, Democratic U. S. representative, 1877-1893, and secretary of the Navy, 1893-1897.

From the description of Hilary A. Herbert papers, 1864-1931 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24923927

Lawyer, politician and United States Secretary of the Navy, 1893-1897.

Hilary Herbert began practicing law in Greenville, Ala. in 1857. He served in the Confederate States Army in Pensacola, Fla. and in Va. as a member of the Eight Alabama Infantry Regiment, eventually reaching the rank of colonel. He returned to the practice of law after the War, moving to Montgomery, Ala. in 1872. From 1877 to 1893 he represented Alabama in the U. S. Congress. He distinguished himself on the Committee of Naval Affairs and served as Secretary of the Navy during President Grover Cleveland's second term. After retiring from public service Herbert practiced law in Washington, D. C.

From the description of Letter, 1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122537616

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referencedIn Smith, Washington M., ca. 1820-1869. Papers, 1831-1916. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Jones family. Papers of the Jones family and related Willis family, 1862-1959. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Oates, William C. (William Calvin), 1835-1910. Papers, 1880-1904. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn George Dewey Correspondence, 1844-1912 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919. Letter, 1919. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Correspondence, 1894-1895. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hilary A. Herbert Papers, 1864-1931 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919. Letter, March 29, 1893. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn A T. Mahan Papers, 1779-1970, (bulk 1890-1914) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917. William H. Moody papers, 1879-1916. Library of Congress
creatorOf Herbert, Hilary Abner, 1834-. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to J.S. Crosby, 1906 Dec. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Herbert, Ella Smith (Ellen Smith), d.1885. Letter, 1879. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Durr family. Papers, 1868-1968. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Ingraham, Darius Holbrook, 1837-1923. Papers, 1888-1897. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922. Papers of the Barringer family [manuscript], 1828-1963. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919. Hilary A. Herbert papers, 1864-1931 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn John Van Loan autograph album, 1879-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Cooling, B. Franklin. Research notes. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1894-1895. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Alabama state capitol building photographs, [185-]-1990. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Breckinridge Family Papers, 1752-1965 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Montgomery County (Ala.). Probate Judge. Official bond books, 1817-1937. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914. Papers of A. T. Mahan, 1779-1970 (bulk 1890-1914). Library of Congress
referencedIn Stiles, Robert Augustus, 1836-1905. Papers of Robert Augustus Stiles [manuscript], 1869-1903. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Breckinridge, Clifton Rodes, 1846-1932. Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Cooling, B. Franklin. person
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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dewey, George, 1837-1917 person
associatedWith Durr family. family
associatedWith Fitch, Ashbel P. (Ashbel Parmelee), 1848-1904. person
associatedWith Herbert, Ella Smith (Ellen Smith), d.1885. person
associatedWith Herbert family. family
correspondedWith Ingraham, Darius Holbrook, 1837-1923. person
associatedWith Jones family. family
associatedWith La Guardia, Fiorello H.(Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947. person
associatedWith Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914. person
associatedWith Micou, Ella Herbert. person
associatedWith Montgomery County (Ala.). Probate Judge. corporateBody
correspondedWith Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917. person
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 person
associatedWith Oates, William C. (William Calvin), 1835-1910. person
correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
associatedWith Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Smith, Washington M., ca. 1820-1869. person
associatedWith Stiles, Robert Augustus, 1836-1905. person
associatedWith Stueler, Augustus. person
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associatedWith Van Loan, John, collector. person
associatedWith Van Sant, Samuel Rinnah, 1844-1936. person
associatedWith Walker, John Grimes, 1835-1907 person
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Birth 1834-03-12

Death 1919-03-06

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