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Clinton Dugald Mac Dougall Edit Profile

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Clinton Dugald Mac Dougall, British soldier. member 43d and 44th Congresses (1873-1877).

Background

Dougall, Clinton Dugald Mac was born on June 14, 1839 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of Dugald and Margaret (MacKendrick) M.

Education

Graduate Jordan Academy, 1853.

Career

Captain 75th New York Infantry, September 16, 1861. Lieutenant colonel 111th New York Infantry, August 20, 1862. Colonel, January 3, 1863.

Bvtd. brigadier general vols., February 25, 1865, “for gallant and meritorious services”. Honorary mustered out, June 4, 1865. Commanded brigade and division Army of Potomac.

Commanded 1st Division, 2d Army Corps, at Grand Review, Washington, May 1865. Postmaster Auburn, New York, 1869-1873. Member 43d and 44th Congresses (1873-1877).

United States marshal, Northern District, New York, 1877-1885. Offered, 1878, by President Hayes, choice of consul general positions at London or Paris—declined both. Presidential elector, 1888.

Declined treasurership of the United States and positions of commissioner internal revenue and commissioner of patents in 1876. United States marshal, Northern District of New York, 1901-1911.

Membership

Member 43d and 44th Congresses (1873-1877).

Connections

Married Eva Sabine, January 23, 1867 (died 1875). Married second, Marianna Cook, November 28, 1878.

father:
Dugald M.

mother:
Margaret (MacKendrick) M.

spouses:
Eva Sabine

Marianna Cook