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James E. English
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Birth Date:March 13, 1812
Astrology Sign:Pisces
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Died Date:March 2, 1890

Occupation:US Politician

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James E. English

Biography:James E. English (March 13, 1812 - March 2, 1890) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut. He was born in New Haven and attended the common schools; later, he engaged in the lumber business, banking, and manufacturing. He was a member of the New Haven board of selectmen from 1847 to 1861, and a member of the common council in 1848 and 1849. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1855 and of the State senate from 1856 to 1858, and was an unsuccessful candidate for lieutenant governor in 1860.

English was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1861 to March 3, 1865; he was not a candidate for renomination in 1864, and was an unsuccessful candidate for election as Governor in 1866. He was elected Governor of Connecticut in 1867, 1868, and 1870, and was a member of the State house of representatives in 1872. In 1872, he was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the Forty-third Congress, but was appointed as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Orris S. Ferry and served from November 27, 1875, to May 17 1876, when a successor was elected. English was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1876 to fill the vacancy, and resumed his manufacturing and commercial activities. He ied in New Haven and was interred in Evergreen Cemetery.

Preceded by: Joseph R. Hawley Governor of Connecticut 1867-1869 Succeeded by: Marshall Jewell Preceded by: Marshall Jewell Governor of Connecticut 1870-1871 Succeeded by: Marshall Jewell

Governors of Connecticut Trumbull Sr. • M. Griswold • Huntington • Wolcott • Trumbull Jr. • Treadwall • R. Griswold • Smith • Tomlinson • Peters • Edwards • Foot • Edwards • Ellsworth • Cleveland • R.S. Baldwin • Toucey • Bissell • J. Trumbull • Seymour • Pond • Dutton • Minor • Holley • Buckingham • Hawley • English • Jewell • English • Jewell • Ingersoll • Hubbard • Andrews • Bigelow • Waller • Harrison • P. Lounsbury • Bulkeley • Morris • Coffin • Cooke • G. Lounsbury • McLean • Chamberlain • Roberts • Woodruff • Lilley • Weeks • S. Baldwin • Holcomb • Lake • Templeton • Bingham • J.H. Trumbull • Cross • R. Baldwin • Hurley • R. Baldwin • Snow • McConaughy • Shannon • Bowles • Lodge • Ribicoff • Dempsey • Meskill • Grasso • O'Neill • Weicker • Rowland • Rell This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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James E. English's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: March 13, 1812

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

James E. English's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: March 13, 1812

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

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James E. English's Growth Tarot Card The Hermit

Birthday: March 13, 2018

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.




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