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Isaac Newton Arnold

congressman , historian

Isaac Newton Arnold, American congressman, historian. member Illinois Legislature, 1842-1845, 56, chairman house committee finance; member United States House of Representatives from Illinois, 37th-38th congresses, 1861-1865.

Background

Arnold, Isaac Newton was born on November 30, 1815 in Hartwick, New York, United States. Son of Doctor George and Sophia (Mason) Arnold.

Works

  • Author: Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1885. Life of Benedict Arnold, 1880.

Membership

Member Illinois Legislature, 1842-1845, 56, chairman house committee finance. Member United States House of Representatives from Illinois, 37th-38th congresses, 1861-1865.

Connections

Married Catherine Dorrance. Married second, Harriet Dorrance.

father:
Doctor George Arnold

mother:
Sophia (Mason) Arnold

spouses:
Catherine Dorrance

Harriet Dorrance