WASHBURN Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
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|WASHBURN, Cadwallader Colden, General [1818-1882] – American politician & industrialist WASH292 17C8|
WASHBURN, Charles Ames, Minister
[1822-1889] – American diplomat, writer
He went to California in 1849 and soon became the editor and publisher of the "Alta Californian" and later of "The Times."
[1800-1877] – American educator, lawyer, jurist, governor, author
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]
WASHBURN, Ganem W.
[1823->1879] – American jurist and legislator
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.
|WASHBURN, Ichabod [1798-1868] – American industrialist WASH336 16C9|
|WASHBURN, Israel, Jr., Senator and Governor [1813-1883] – American politician ::> Governors: chief executives of colonies, states and territories ::> Maine governor (1860-61) WASH289 17C8|
|WASHBURN, John, Hon. [1597-1670] – Pioneer, 1st secretary of MBC(?) WASH199 1S15|
|WASHBURN, Margaret Floy, PhD [1871-1939] – Experimental psychologist WASH340 6C2|
[1793-1878] – American politician
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.
|WASHBURN, William Drew, Senator [1831-1912] – American politician ::> Legislators: senators, representatives, members of parliament, etc. ::> WASH298 17C8|
WASHBURNE, Elihu Benjamin
[1816-1887] – American politician
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).
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