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Stephen Augustus Hurlbut

Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, American congressman, army officer, diplomat. member Illinois Constitutional Convention from Boone and McHenry counties, 1847; member Illinois General Assembly, 1858-1861; member United States House of Representatives from Illinois, 43d-44th congresses, 1873-1877.

Background

  • Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus was born on November 29, 1815 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Martin Luther and Lydia (Bunch) Hurlbut.

  • Career

    • General Assembly, 1858-1861. General United States Army, 1861, commander. Minister to Colombia, South America, 1869-1872.

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    Membership

    Member Illinois Constitutional Convention from Boone and McHenry counties, 1847. Member Illinois General Assembly, 1858-1861. Member United States House of Representatives from Illinois, 43d-44th congresses, 1873-1877.

    Connections

    • Married Sophronia R. Stevens, May 13, 1847.
    • father: Martin Luther Hurlbut
    • mother: Lydia (Bunch) Hurlbut
    • spouse: Sophronia R. Stevens
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    Died March 27, 1882
    (aged 66)
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