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A remarkable New England family with many notable descendants.  -30-
 

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chg/ • WASHBURN, Cadwallader Colden, General [1818-1882] – American politician & industrialist WASH292 17C8
chg • WASHBURN, Charles Ames, Minister [1822-1889] – American diplomat, writer WASH294 17C8
He went to California in 1849 and soon became the editor and publisher of the "Alta Californian" and later of "The Times."

In 1860 he was elector at large from California and brought the vote of that State for Lincoln to Washington, D. C. In 1861 he was appointed by President Lincoln Minister Resident to Paraguay. He was there during the war between that country and Brazil, Uruguay and the Argentine Republic. The lives of Mr. Washburn and his family being in peril, the United States sent the transport "Wasp" to take them away.

After his return to the United States he wrote a very full history of Paraguay. He also wrote two novels, Philip Thaxter and Gomery of Montgomery, and a treatise on Political Evolution, besides contributing to the current literature of the day. [Genealogical Notes of the Washburn Family]

chg • WASHBURN, Emory [1800-1877] – American educator, lawyer, jurist, governor, author WASH558 16C9
Governor of Massachusetts, he was born in Leicester, Mass., Feb. 14, 1800; son of Joseph Washburn (1755-1807), an officer in the Continental army during the Revolutionary war; grandson of Seth and Mary ([Harrod]) Washburn, and great2-grandson of John Washburn, secretary of the Plymouth colony in England. He attended Dartmouth college; was graduated from Williams, A.B., 1817, A.M., 1820; studied law at Harvard, and was admitted to the bar in 1821. He practised in Leicester, 1821-28; and in Worcester, 1828-56; was a representative in the state legislature, 1826-27, 1838, and 1876-77; state senator, 1844-42, serving as chairman of the judiciary committee. He was judge of the court of common pleas, 1844-48; Whig governor of Massachusetts, 1853-55; university professor of law at Harvard, 1856-62, and Bussey professor of law there, 1862-76. He was a trustee of Williams college, 1845-48; an overseer of Harvard, 1855-61; fellow of the American Antiquarian society; member of the Massachusetts Historical society, and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The honorary degree of LL.D. was conferred on him by Williams and by Harvard in 1854. He is the author of: Judicial History of Massachusetts, 1630-75 (1840); History of Leicester (1860); Treatise on the American Law of Real Property (2 vols., 1860-62 ); Treatise on the American Law of Easements and Servitudes (1863); Lectures on the Study and Practice of Law (1871). He died in Cambridge, Mass., March 18, 1877. [Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans]
chg • WASHBURN, Ganem W. [1823->1879] – American jurist and legislator WASH573 17C8
He was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1845, studied law with his father and with his cousin, Gov. Israel Washburn, Jr., at Orono, Maine, was admitted to the bar in Oxford County, 1847, and went to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where he settled and made a home.

He served in the Senate of Wisconsin, 1859 and 1860. He was County Judge, 1861-1864, and Judge of the Circuit Court from 1864 to 1879, when he resigned.

chg/ • WASHBURN, Ichabod [1798-1868] – American industrialist WASH336 16C9
chg • WASHBURN, Israel, Jr., Senator and Governor [1813-1883] – American politician ::> Governors: chief executives of colonies, states and territories ::> Maine governor (1860-61) WASH289 17C8
chg/ • WASHBURN, John, Hon. [1597-1670] – Pioneer, 1st secretary of MBC(?) WASH199 1S15
chg/ • WASHBURN, Margaret Floy, PhD [1871-1939] – Experimental psychologist WASH340 6C2
chg • WASHBURN, Reuel [1793-1878] – American politician WASH280 16C9
He was graduated at Brown University in 1814. He read law with Gov. Albion Keith Parris, at Paris, Me., and was admitted to the bar of Oxford County in 1818.

He soon came to Livermore where his brother Israel was living, and settled at North Livermore, which continued to be his home till his death, except one year (1851-52) which he spent in Oshkosh, Wis.

He was Register of Probate for Oxford County from 1821 to 1823. He was State Senator in 1827 and 1828 and a member of Gov. Enoch Lincoln's Council in 1829.

He was nominated for Congress by the Whig party in 1828, and lost the election by but five votes (and those said to have been irregularly cast).

He was Representative to the Legislature five years between 1832 and 1841, and Judge of Probate for Androscoggin County from 1857 to 1859, when he resigned. He died at town-meeting March 4, 1878. He had just spoken vigorously upon some matter which was before the meeting, and sitting down, immediately expired. [Genealogical Notes of the Washburn Family]

chg • WASHBURN, William Drew, Senator [1831-1912] – American politician ::> Legislators: senators, representatives, members of parliament, etc. ::> WASH298 17C8
chg • WASHBURNE, Elihu Benjamin [1816-1887] – American politician WASH291 17C8
Member from IL of U.S. House of Representatives (1853-69); Friend of POTUS U.S. Grant, who named him U.S. secretary of state (1869); He resigned his appointment to State within a few days to accept a position as U.S. minister to France (1869-77).

To Mr. Washburne and Mr. Seward alone was confided the secret of the train by which Mr. Lincoln would reach Washington for his first inaugural, the telegraph wire being cut when he left Philadelphia that the event might not be communicated to the enemy then in arms. Mr. Seward failed in keeping the appointment, and Mr. Washburne met Mr. Lincoln alone at the Baltimore & Ohio depot. [Genealogical Notes of the Washburn Family]


 

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Candidates Work List

This is my working list of candidates to include -- I'm not yet sure if they are related to me! As candidates are eliminated (proven not related) they are marked appropriately (THUS) and an explanation included. They are kept in the list in case future research proves they can be included. (And to keep them from popping up on the list again!) Never discard good research!

Proven candidates' names are marked with an asterisk (*) until they can be added to the database.

WASHBURN, Albert Henry [1836-1902]
American Yosemite businessman, hotelier
WASHBURN, Albert Henry [1866-1930]
American diplomat, Minister
WASHBURN, Bradford, Dr. [*1910]
American cartographer and photographer
WASHBURN, Charles Grenfill [1857-1928]
American legislator
WASHBURN, D.B.
American politician
WASHBURN, Frank P.
American politician
WASHBURN, George
American politician
WASHBURN, Henry Dana, General [1832-1871]
American surveyor and politician
WASHBURN, J.B.
American politician
WASHBURN, John Davis [1833-1903]
American diplomat
WASHBURN, Peter Thacher, Governor [1814-1870]
American politician
WASHBURN, Robert M.
American politian
WASHBURN, Sherwood, Dr. [*1911]
American anthropologist and anatomist; brother of Bradford.
WASHBURN, Stanley [1878-1950]
American war correspondent and author
WASHBURN, William Barrett, Governor [1820-1887]
American politician
WASHBURNE, Hempstead, Mayor [1852-1918]
American politician

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