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Eben F. Stone

American politician

Died when: 72 years 172 days
Star Sign: Leo


Eben F. Stone Eben Francis Stone (August 3, 1822 – January 22, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Stone was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts to Ebenezer and Fanny (Coolidge) Stone. Stone attended and graduated from Harvard University in 1843 and from Harvard Law School in 1846.He was admitted to the bar in 1847 and commenced practice in Newburyport, Massachusetts.He served as president of the common council in 1851.He served in the Massachusetts Senate in 1857, 1858, and 1861.Stone enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War, and commanded the of the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia.Stone served as the eleventh mayor of Newburyport in 1867.Stone served as member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1867, 1877, 1878, and 1880. Stone was elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh, Forty-eighth, and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1887).He was not a candidate for renomination in 1886.He resumed the practice of law in Newburyport, Massachusetts, where he died January 22, 1895.Stone was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.
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