Ebenezer J. Hill
Ebenezer J. Hill (August 4, 1845 – September 27, 1917) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district from 1895 to 1913 and from 1915 until his death in 1917. He had previously served as a member of the Connecticut Senate from 1886 to 1887.
Ebenezer J. Hill
|Member of the |
U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 4th district
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1913
|Preceded by||Robert E. De Forest|
|Succeeded by||Jeremiah Donovan|
March 4, 1915 – September 27, 1917
|Preceded by||Jeremiah Donovan|
|Succeeded by||Schuyler Merritt|
|Member of the|
from the 13th District
|Preceded by||Asa Smith|
|Succeeded by||Lyman S. Catlin|
|Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives|
|Preceded by||Chester Tolles, |
F. St. John Lockwood
|Succeeded by||Asa Woodward,|
D. H. Webb
|Preceded by||Josiah Carter,|
Peter L. Cunningham
|Succeeded by||William C. Street,|
Joseph H Cummings
|Preceded by||Clark Bissell,|
|Born||August 4, 1845|
|Died||September 27, 1917 (aged 72)|
|Resting place||Riverside Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Ellen Mosman (1846–1918)|
|Children||Frederick Asbury Hill (1869–1907), Clara Mossman Hill (1874–1955), Helena Charlotte Hill Weed (1875–1958), Elsie Mary Hill (1883–1970)|
|Alma mater||Center Academy|
|Allegiance||United States Union|
|Years of service||1863–1865|
He was born on August 4, 1845 in Redding, Connecticut to Reverend Moses Hill and Charlotte Ilsley McLellan. He attended the public schools and then the Center Academy, and Yale College in 1865 and 1866. During the Civil War enlisted in the Union Army in 1863 and served until the close of the war.
Hill engaged in business and banking in Norwalk. He served as a Burgess of Norwalk. He served as chairman of the board of school visitors. Hill served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884. He served as member of the State senate in 1886 and 1887. He served one term on the Republican State central committee.
He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury (Sixty-first Congress).
He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1912 for reelection to the Sixty-third Congress.
- United States Congress. "Ebenezer J. Hill (id: H000591)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Ebenezer J. Hill, late a representative from Connecticut, Memorial addresses delivered in the House of Representatives and Senate frontispiece 1919
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