Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Livernash, Edward James

Livernash, Edward James (subsequently Edward James de Nivernais), a Representative from California; born in Lower Calveritas, a California mining camp, near San Andreas, February 14, 1866; attended the common schools of California; became a printer at the age of fifteen, and a year later founded a country newspaper at Cloverdale, Calif.; studied law in preparation for journalism; was admitted to the bar in 1887; joined the staff of the San Francisco Examiner in 1891 and held various editorial posts; was sent by the Klondike miners in 1897 as commissioner to the Dominion of Canada to urge a modification of onerous laws; elected as the candidate of the Union Labor Party, and endorsed by the Democratic Party, to the Fifty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1905); became the editor of the Denver News in 1906; resided in France from 1909 to 1912, when he returned to the United States and settled near Belmont, Calif.; engaged in study and literary pursuits; after his congressional service he resumed the French form of the family name, de Nivernais, by decree of court; died in a hospital at Agnew; Calif., June 1, 1938; remains were cremated at Cypress Lawn Cemetery, Colma, Calif.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Livernash, Edward James," 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.1467 Original Sources, accessed August 21, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBM9HJXHUJB2C12.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Livernash, Edward James." 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.1467, Original Sources. 21 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBM9HJXHUJB2C12.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Livernash, Edward James' 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.1467. Original Sources, retrieved 21 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PBM9HJXHUJB2C12.