Hamlin, Hannibal (08/27/1809-07/04/1891)

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Summary

  • Occupation: U.S. Senator, Vice President, Politician
  • Number of Terms: 3
  • Committees/Roles: Ex-officio as Vice President of the United States; reappointed as senator from Maine

Subject

  • Hamlin, Hannibal 1809-1891
  • Board of Regents
  • United States. Office of the Vice President
  • United States Congress
  • Senator
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent images can be seen at

Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; United States Capitol; Chicago Historical Society; Maine State Museum; Union League of Philadelphia; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Vice President and Senator (Democrat)

State

Maine

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 03/04/1861-03/04/1865; 01/18/1870-03/03/1881

Topic

  • Politicians
  • Legislators
  • Regents

Place

  • United States
  • Maine

Form/Genre

Biographies

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