Ebenezer J. Hill Edit Profile
He attended the public schools and then the Center Academy, and Yale College in 1865 and 1866.
During the Civil War enlisted in the Union Army in 1863 and served until the close of the war. Hill engaged in business and banking in Norwalk. He served as a Burgess of Norwalk.
He served as chairman of the board of school visitors. Hill served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884. He served one term on the Republican State central committee.
Hill was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1913). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury (Sixty-first Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate in 1912 for reelection to the Sixty-third Congress.
Hill was elected to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death in Norwalk, Connecticut, September 27, 1917. He was interred in Riverside Cemetery.
Member Connecticut Senate, 1886-1887. Member Republican State Central Committee, 1 term. Member 54th and 62d Congresses (1895-1913).
Member Committee on Ways and Means 10 years and of Banking and Currency Committee 8 years.
Married Mary E. Mosman, June 15, 1868.