Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Cole, Albert McDonald

Cole, Albert McDonald, a Representative from Kansas; born in Moberly, Randolph County, Mo., October 13, 1901; moved to Topeka, Kans., in 1909; attended the grade schools of Topeka, Kans., Sabetha (Kans.) High School, and Washburn College, Topeka, Kans.; was graduated from the law department of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., in 1925; was admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced practice in Holton, Kans.;county attorney of Jackson County 1927-1931; member and president of the Holton School Board 1931-1943; member of the State senate 1941-1944; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-ninth and Eightieth Congresses (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1949). Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

COLE, Cornelius, a Representative and a Senator from California; born in Lodi, Seneca County, N.Y., September 17, 1822; attended the common schools, Ovid Academy at Ovid, Lima Seminary at Lima, and Hobart College at Geneva, N.Y.; was graduated from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., in 1847; studied law; was admitted to the bar in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., May 1, 1848; went to California in 1849, and after working a year in the gold mines commenced the practice of law in San Francisco in 1850; moved to Sacramento in 1851; district attorney of Sacramento City and County 1859-1862; member of the Republican National Committee 1856-1860; moved to Santa Cruz in 1862; during the Civil War was commissioned as a captain in the Union Army in 1863; elected as a Union Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1867, to March 3, 1873; resumed the practice of law; moved to Colegrove, Los Angeles County, Calif., in 1880, and retired from active practice; when he had nearly attained one hundred years of age he came to Washington, D.C., and visited the Capitol, and during a recess of five minutes taken for that purpose by the House of Representatives he addressed that body on June 26, 1922; died in Hollywood, Calif., November 3, 1924; interment in Hollywood Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Cole, Albert McDonald," 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.1000 1001. Original Sources, accessed October 3, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8LCXRNVZQ3BE5J.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Cole, Albert McDonald." 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.1000, page 1001. Original Sources. 3 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8LCXRNVZQ3BE5J.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Cole, Albert McDonald' 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.1000, pp.1001. Original Sources, retrieved 3 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8LCXRNVZQ3BE5J.