logo logo

Edward Henry Rollins

Edward Henry Rollins, American senator. member lower house N.H. Legislature, 1855-1857, speaker, 1856-1857; member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from N.H., 37th-39th congresses, 1861-1867; member N.H. Republican Committee, 1868-1872; member United States Senate from N.H., 1877-1883.

Background

  • Rollins, Edward Henry was born on October 3, 1824 in Rollinsford, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Daniel and Mary (Plumer) Rollins.

  • Career

    • Delegate to Union National. Assistant treas; president Boston, Concord & Montreal R.R</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Isles of Shoals, N.H., July 31, 1889.

    Membership

    Member lower house N.H. Legislature, 1855-1857, speaker, 1856-1857. Member United States House of Representatives (Republican) from N.H., 37th-39th congresses, 1861-1867. Member N.H. Republican Committee, 1868-1872.

    Member United States Senate from N.H., 1877-1883.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen West, February 13, 1849, at least 4 children including Frank.
    • father: Daniel Rollins
    • mother: Mary (Plumer) Rollins
    • spouse: Ellen West
    See on larger map
    Died July 31, 1889
    (aged 64)
    Nationality