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Ellery Albee HIBBARD

(1826-1903)

HIBBARD, Ellery Albee, (cousin of Harry Hibbard), a Representative from New Hampshire; born in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., July 31, 1826; pursued academic studies; studied law in Haverhill and Exeter, N.H.; was admitted to the bar in 1849 and practiced in Plymouth, N.H., until 1853 and subsequently in Laconia; clerk of the State house of representatives 1852-1854; moderator of Laconia in 1862 and 1863; member of the State house of representatives in 1865 and 1866; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1872 to the Forty-third Congress; appointed judge of the supreme court of New Hampshire in March 1873 and served until 1874, when he resigned and continued the practice of law; director of Laconia National Bank; member of board of education of Laconia; died in Laconia, N.H., July 24, 1903; interment in Union Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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