Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897Variant names
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
1815, Jan. 15:
Born, Hampton Township, Washington County, N.Y.
Graduated from Geneva (now Hobart) College, Geneva, N.Y.
Admitted to the bar, Rochester, N.Y. Married Mary L. Cutting
1847- 1850: District attorney, Wyoming County, N.Y.
Settled in Racine, Wisconsin
Elected judge of the First Circuit Court, Wisconsin
1857- 1869: United States senator from Wisconsin
Returned to private practice in Racine, Wis., and Chicago, Ill.
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)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|New York (State)|
|Illinois and Michigan Canal (Ill.)|
|Indians of North America--Government relations|
|Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)|
|Dakota Indians--Wars, 1862-1865|
|Senators, U.S. Congress--Wisconsin|