Eugene F. Loud

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Eugene F. Loud
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1903
Preceded by Thomas J. Clunie
Succeeded by William J. Wynn
Personal details
Born (1847-03-12)March 12, 1847
Abington, Massachusetts
Died December 19, 1908(1908-12-19) (aged 61)
San Francisco, California
Political party Republican Party

Eugene Francis Loud (March 12, 1847 – December 19, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Born in Abington, Massachusetts, Loud went to sea and afterward settled in California. During the Civil War, he enlisted in a California Cavalry battalion in 1862, which formed a part of the Second Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry. He returned to California, where he engaged in mining and as clerk for fifteen years. He studied law, and served as a clerk in the customs service in San Francisco. He served as a member of the California Assembly in 1884. He was cashier of the city and county of San Francisco.

Loud was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-second and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1903). He served as chairman of the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Fifty-fourth through Fifty-seventh Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1902 to the Fifty-eighth Congress. He died in San Francisco, December 19, 1908. He remains were cremated and the ashes interred in the Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas J. Clunie
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 5th congressional district

1891–1903
Succeeded by
William J. Wynn

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