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Teller, Henry Moore, 1830-1914

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Personal name headingTeller, Henry Moore, 1830-1914
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Variant(s)Teller, H. M. (Henry Moore), 1830-1914
Teller, Mr. (Henry Moore), 1830-1914
Teller, Senator (Henry Moore), 1830-1914
Birth date1830-05-23
Death date1914-02-23
Place of birthAllegany County (N.Y.)
Place of deathDenver (Colo.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. Senate
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationLawyers Legislators
Found inColorado Historical Society. Library. A calendar of the papers of Senator Henry Moore Teller ... 1968: t.p. (Senator Henry Moore Teller; 1830-1914) p. 1 (U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1876-1909)
LC data base, 4-23-91 (hdg.: Teller, Henry Moore, 1830-1914)
MoSU-L/Nat. Am. files (usage: Hon. Henry M. Teller; H.M. Teller; Mr. Teller; Senator Teller)
Biographical directory of the United States Congress website, viewed October 6, 2021 (Teller, Henry Moore, a Senator from Colorado; born in Granger, Allegany County, N.Y., May 23, 1830; attended Rushford and Alfred Academies in New York; taught school; studied law and was admitted to the bar in Binghamton, N.Y., in 1858; moved to Illinois in 1858 and to Colorado in 1861; major general of Colorado militia 1862-1864; involved in railroad and real estate development; upon the admission of Colorado as a State into the Union in 1876 was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate; reelected, and served from November 15, 1876, until his resignation on April 17, 1882, to accept a Cabinet position; chairman, Committee on Civil Service and Retrenchment (Forty-fifth Congress), Committee on Pensions (Forty-seventh Congress); appointed Secretary of the Interior in the Cabinet of President Chester Arthur 1882-1885; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1885 and 1891, as a Silver Republican in 1897, and as a Democrat in 1903, and served from March 4, 1885, to March 3, 1909; declined to be a candidate for renomination; chairman, Committee on Mines and Mining (Forty-ninth Congress), Committee on Patents (Fiftieth through Fifty-second Congresses), Committee on Privileges and Elections (Fifty-second Congress), Committee on Claims (Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses), Committee on Private Land Claims (Fifty-sixth through Sixtieth Congresses); member of the United States Monetary Commission 1908-1912; engaged in the practice of law until his death in Denver, Colo., February 23, 1914; interment in Fairmount Cemetery)
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