Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Royce, Homer Elihu

Royce, Homer Elihu, a Representative from Vermont; born in East Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., June 14, 1819; attended the local academies of St. Albans and Enosburg, Vt.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in East Berkshire, Vt., in 1844; member of the State house of representatives in 1846 and 1847; State prosecuting attorney in 1848; served in the State senate 1849-1851, 1861, and 1868; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1861); was not a candidate for renomination in 1860; again a member of the State senate in 1861 and 1868; elected associate justice of the supreme court of Vermont in 1870; was appointed chief justice of that court in 1882, and served until 1890, when he resigned; died in St. Albans, Vt., April 24, 1891; interment in Calvary Cemetery, East Berkshire, Vt.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Royce, Homer Elihu," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1763 Original Sources, accessed September 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CNJKXQSNHH2V26K.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Royce, Homer Elihu' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1763. Original Sources, retrieved 20 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CNJKXQSNHH2V26K.