Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

Contents:
Author: U.S. Congress

Cameron, Angus

Cameron, Angus, a Senator from Wisconsin; born in Caledonia, Livingston County, N.Y., July 4, 1826; attended the public schools and the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary, Lima, N.Y.; taught school; studied law in Buffalo, N.Y.; was graduated from the National Law School, Ballston Spa, N.Y., in 1853; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Buffalo, N.Y.; engaged in banking for a year; moved to La Crosse, Wis., in 1857 and resumed the practice of law; served in the State senate in 1863, 1864, 1871, and 1872; member of the State assembly in 1866 and 1867, and served as speaker in 1867; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Baltimore in 1864; regent of the University of Wisconsin 1866-1875; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate on February 3, 1875, and served from March 4, 1875, until March 3, 1881; was not a candidate for reelection in 1881; elected March 10, 1881, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Matthew H. Carpenter and took his seat March 14, 1881, and served until March 3, 1885; was not a candidate for reelection; resumed the practice of law in La Crosse, Wis., and died there March 30, 1897; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Contents:

Related Resources

None available for this document.

Download Options


Title: Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

Select an option:

*Note: A download may not start for up to 60 seconds.

Email Options


Title: Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

Select an option:

Email addres:

*Note: It may take up to 60 seconds for for the email to be generated.

Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Cameron, Angus," 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.939 Original Sources, accessed January 19, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4T3WJSD561JQQC9.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Cameron, Angus." 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.939, Original Sources. 19 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4T3WJSD561JQQC9.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Cameron, Angus' 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.939. Original Sources, retrieved 19 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4T3WJSD561JQQC9.