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Daniel MACE

(1811-1867)

MACE, Daniel, a Representative from Indiana; born in Pickaway County, Ohio, September 5, 1811; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1835 and practiced in LaFayette, Ind.; member of the state house of representatives in 1836; clerk of the state house of representatives in 1837; United States attorney for Indiana 1849-1853; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1855); reelected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); chairman, Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Thirty-fourth Congress); resumed the practice of law; postmaster of LaFayette from September 22, 1866, until his death in LaFayette, July 26, 1867; interment in Greenbush Cemetery.

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

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