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Government official , Lawyer

Eugene Beauharnais Payne, American lawyer; government official. Member Illinois legislature, 1866-1869.

Background

Payne, Eugene Beauharnais was born on April 15, 1835 in Seneca Falls, New York, United States. Son of Thomas H. and Susannah N. S. Payne.

Education

Nephew late United States Senator Henry B. Payne). Educated Waukegan, Illinois, Academy. Graduate law department Northwestern University, 1860.

Admitted to bar, 1860.

Career

Organized 1st company of Union troops at Waukegan, Illinois, April 16, 1861. Served through Civil war as Second lieutenant, captain, major and lieutenant colonel, 37th Illinois vols. Bvtd. brigadier general United States vols.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Payne’s Annotated Digest of the Decisions of Department of Interior in Pension Claims, 1897 to 1905.

Membership

Member Illinois legislature, 1866-1869.

Connections

Married Adelia T. Wright, January 26, 1862.

father:
Thomas H.

mother:
Susannah N. S. Payne

spouse:
Adelia T. Wright