Heusted W. R. Hoyt

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Heusted Warner Reynolds Hoyt
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Member of the
Connecticut Senate
from the 12th District
In office
1869 – 1870[1][2]
Preceded by William C. Street
Succeeded by Elbert A. Woodward
In office
1873 – 1874[1][2]
Preceded by Asa Woodward
Succeeded by Galen A. Carter
Speaker
of the Connecticut House of Representatives
In office
1887 – 1889[1][2]
Preceded by John A. Tibbits
Succeeded by John H. Perry
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from Greenwich
In office
1886 – 1889[1][2]
Personal details
Born (1842-11-01)November 1, 1842[3]
Ridgefield, Connecticut[3]
Died April 8, 1894(1894-04-08) (aged 51)[3]
Greenwich, Connecticut[3]
Resting place Christ Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Connecticut
Political party Republican[2]
Residence Greenwich, Connecticut
Alma mater The Academy of Greenwich,
Columbia College
Occupation lawyer[2]
Military service
Service/branch Connecticut National Guard
Years of service 1863–1877
Rank Colonel
Unit Company F,
Connecticut 8th Regiment;
Connecticut 4th Regiment

Heusted Warner Reynolds Hoyt (November 1, 1842 – April 8, 1894) was a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the 12th District from 1869 to 1870 and from 1873 to 1874. He was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1886 to 1889, and he served as Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1887 to 1889.

Early life and family[edit]

Hoyt was born in Ridgefield, Connecticut on November 1, 1842. He was the son of the Rev. Warner Hoyt, the rector of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, and Elizabeth Phillipina Reynolds. His father died when Heusted was three years old.[3]

Political career[edit]

He was elected a member of the Connecticut Senate in 1869 and in 1873.

He was elected a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1886 to 1889, and he served as Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1887 to 1889.[4]

He was elected the first judge of the Borough Court of Greenwich in 1889, and held that office as long as he lived.

References[edit]

Connecticut Senate
Preceded by
William C. Street
Member of the
Connecticut Senate
from the 12th District

1869–1870
Succeeded by
Elbert A. Woodward
Preceded by
Asa Woodward
Member of the
Connecticut Senate
from the 12th District

1873–1874
Succeeded by
Galen A. Carter
Connecticut House of Representatives
Preceded by
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from Greenwich

1886–1888
Succeeded by
Preceded by
John A. Tibbits
Speaker of the
Connecticut House of Representatives

1887–1889
Succeeded by
John H. Perry