Eben F. Stone

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Eben Francis Stone
Eben Francis Stone CDV by John Adams Whipple, 1862.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1887
Preceded by George B. Loring
Succeeded by Henry B. Lovering
11th Mayor of
Newburyport, Massachusetts[1]
In office
1867–1867
Preceded by William Graves
Succeeded by Nathaniel Pierce
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
for the Fourth Essex District[2]
In office
1857–1858
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
for the Fourth Essex District[2]
In office
1861–1861
Preceded by New office
City of Newburyport, Massachusetts
President of the Common Council
In office
June 24, 1851 – January, 1852
City of Newburyport, Massachusetts
Common Council
Ward 4
In office
June 16, 1851 – January, 1852
Preceded by New office
Personal details
Born August 3, 1822
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Died January 22, 1895(1895-01-22) (aged 72)
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Resting place Oak Hill Cometary
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Harriet Perrin, (d. December 31, 1889).[3]
Children Frances (Fanny) Coolidge Stone
Alma mater Harvard
Profession Attorney
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch Union Army
Years of service 1862 – September 3, 1863
Rank Colonel
Unit Forty Eighth Massachusetts Regiment
1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Department of the Gulf
Commands Forty Eighth Massachusetts Regiment
Battles/wars American Civil War
*Plain's Store, May 21st, 1863.
*Siege of Port Hudson, May 25 – July 9, 1863.
*Assault on Port Hudson, May 27 and June 14, 1863.
*Surrender of Port Hudson, July 9th 1863.
*Cox's Plantation, Donaldsonville, July 12–13, 1863.

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.[2]

Stone attended North Andover Academy 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 48th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 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.

References[edit]

  • Eben F. Stone at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
  • Headley, Phineas Camp: Public men of to-day: being biographies of the President and Vice-President of the United States, each member of the Cabinet, the United States Senators and the members of the House of Representatives of the Forty-Seventh Congress, the Chief Justice and justices of the Supreme Court of the United, and of the Governors of the Several States., pages 590–591, (1882).

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Currier, John James (1909), History of Newburyport, Mass: 1764–1905, Volume 2, Newburyport, MA: John James Currier, p. 606. 
  2. ^ a b c Currier, John James (1909), History of Newburyport, Mass: 1764–1905, Volume 2, Newburyport, MA: John James Currier, p. 485. 
  3. ^ Currier, John James (1909), History of Newburyport, Mass: 1764–1905, Volume 2, Newburyport, MA: John James Currier, p. 487. 

External links[edit]

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George B. Loring
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 6th congressional district

March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
Succeeded by
Henry B. Lovering
Preceded by
William A. Russell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
Succeeded by
William Cogswell
Political offices
Preceded by
William Graves
Mayor of Newburyport, Massachusetts
1867–1867
Succeeded by
Nathaniel Pierce
Preceded by
None
Member of the Newburyport, Massachusetts
Common Council

June 24, 1851 – January, 1852
Succeeded by
Preceded by
None
President of the Newburyport, Massachusetts
Common Council

June 24, 1851 – January, 1852
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Succeeded by

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