The New Student's Reference Work/Hoar, George Frisbie

Hoar, George Frisbie, an American lawyer and statesman, was born at Concord, NSRW George F Hoar.jpg
Mass., Aug. 29, 1826. He was educated at Harvard and admitted to the bar in 1849. In 1869 he was elected a representative in Congress from Massachusetts, and to each subsequent Congress until 1877, when he was elected to the United States senate, to which he was re-elected in 1883, 1889, 1895 and 1901. He was presiding officer of the national Republican convention of 1880. His long career was marked by broad patriotism and conspicuous ability in the discussion and solution of important public question. He died on September 30, 1904.