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John Sharpenstein Hager

senator , jurist

John Sharpenstein Hager, American senator, jurist. member California Senate, 1853-1855, 65-69; member United States Senate (anti-monopoly Democrat) from California, 1873-1875.

Background

Hager, John Sharpenstein was born on March 12, 1818 in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. Son of Lawrence and Mary (Sharpenstein) Hager.

Education

Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1836.

Career

Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1840. Moved to California, 1840. Member California Senate, 1853-1855, 65-69.

District judge San Francisco, 1855-1861. Regent University of California, 1869. Member United States Senate (anti-monopoly Democrat) from California, 1873-1875.

Collector Port of San Francisco, 1885.

Membership

Member California Senate, 1853-1855, 65-69. Member United States Senate (anti-monopoly Democrat) from California, 1873-1875.

Connections

Married Elizabeth (Lucas) Hicks, 1872.

father:
Lawrence Hager

mother:
Mary (Sharpenstein) Hager

spouse:
Elizabeth