Cornelius Cole

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Birthday
17, 1822
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 3, 1924 (102)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1822
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 3, 1924 (102)

About

Republican who represented the state of California in the House from 1863 to 1865 and in the Senate from 1867 to 1873.

Before Fame

After graduating from Wesleyan University, he became a lawyer before turning to politics.

Trivia

He lived 102 years, which at the time of his death was the longest life any former US Senator had ever lived.

Family Life

Several streets in southern Los Angeles were named after him, which of course was a great tribute to his family name.

Associated With

He represented the State of California long before Jerry Brown did.