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John Sharpenstein Hager

John Sharpenstein Hager, American senator, jurist. member California Senate, 1853-1855, 65-69; member United States Senate (anti-monopoly Democrat) from California, 1873-1875.

Background

  • Hager, John Sharpenstein was born on March 12, 1818 in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. Son of Lawrence and Mary (Sharpenstein) Hager.

  • Education

    • Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1836.

    Career

    • Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1840. Moved to California, 1840. Member California Senate, 1853-1855, 65-69.

      District judge San Francisco, 1855-1861. Regent University of California, 1869. Member United States Senate (anti-monopoly Democrat) from California, 1873-1875.

      Collector Port of San Francisco, 1885.

    Membership

    Member California Senate, 1853-1855, 65-69. Member United States Senate (anti-monopoly Democrat) from California, 1873-1875.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth (Lucas) Hicks, 1872.
    • father: Lawrence Hager
    • mother: Mary (Sharpenstein) Hager
    • spouse: Elizabeth
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    Born March 12, 1818
    Died March 19, 1890
    (aged 72)
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