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Person Colby Cheney
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Birth Date:February 25, 1828
Astrology Sign:Pisces
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Died Date:June 19, 1901

Occupation:US Politician

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Person Colby Cheney

Biography:Person Colby Cheney (February 25, 1828-June 19, 1901) was a paper manufacturer, abolitionist and Republican politician from Manchester, New Hampshire. He was Governor of New Hampshire and later represented the state in the United States Senate.

Cheney was born in Holderness (now Ashland) to abolitionist Moses Cheney. Oren B. Cheney, the founder of Bates College, was Person Cheney's older brother. Cheney attended academies in Peterborough and Hancock and at the Parsonsfield Seminary in Parsonfield, Maine. He engaged in the manufacture of paper in Peterborough until 1866 and in 1854 was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. During the Civil War he was first lieutenant and regimental quartermaster in the Thirteenth Regiment of the New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863). He was State railroad commissioner 1864-1867, and moved to Manchester in 1867 and engaged in business as a dealer in paper stock and continued the manufacture of paper at Goffstown.

He also engaged in agricultural pursuits and was elected mayor of Manchester in 1871. He was Governor of New Hampshire from 1875 to 1877, and was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Austin F. Pike and served from November 24, 1886, to June 14, 1887, when a successor was elected and qualified. He was not a candidate for election to fill the vacancy, and resumed his former manufacturing pursuits.

Cheney served as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Switzerland in 1892-1893. He died in Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire in 1901 and is buried in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Manchester.

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Person Colby Cheney's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: February 25, 1828

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

Person Colby Cheney's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: February 25, 1828

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.

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Person Colby Cheney's Growth Tarot Card Justice

Birthday: February 25, 2018

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.




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