Benjamin F. Harding

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Birthday
4, 1823
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 16, 1899 (76)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
4, 1823
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 16, 1899 (76)

About

American politician who represented Oregon in the U.S. Senate from 1862 to 1865. He had previously served in both the Oregon Senate and the Oregon House of Representatives.

Before Fame

He began practicing law in Illinois in 1849.

Trivia

In between his terms on the Oregon Legislature and beginning in 1853, he served as United States District Attorney.

Family Life

He was married to Elizabeth Cox from 1851 until her death in 1868. He later married F.W. Bush.

Associated With

He served in Congress during the administration of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.