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Herschel Millard HOGG

(1853-1934)

HOGG, Herschel Millard, a Representative from Colorado; born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 21, 1853; attended the common schools and was graduated from Monmouth College, Monmouth, Ill., in June 1876; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1878 and commenced practice in Indianola, Iowa; moved to Gunnison, Colo., in 1881 and resumed the practice of law; city attorney of Gunnison in 1882 and 1883; district attorney of the seventh judicial district of Colorado 1885-1893; moved to Telluride, Colo., in 1888; city attorney 1890-1898; county attorney of San Miguel County, Colo., 1890-1902; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1907); was not a candidate for renomination in 1906; resumed the practice of law in Cortez, Colo.; retired from political life in 1915; engaged in mining; resided in Denver, Colo., until his death there August 27, 1934; interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.

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

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