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Horatio Bisbee, Jr
Birth: May 1, 1839
Canton
Oxford County
Maine, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1916
Dixfield
Oxford County
Maine, USA

U.S. Congressman. At the advent of the Civil War, he enlisted into the 90th Regiment, Maine Volunteer Infantry, Union Army, rose to the rank of Colonel and was honorably mustered out of the service in March 1863. He then graduated from Tufts College Massachusetts, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Jacksonville, Florida. He was United States attorney for the northern district of Florida, (1869-73). In 1877, he presented credentials as a Republican Member-elect to the Forty-fifth Congress, serving until 1879. He successfully contested the election of Noble A. Hull to the Forty-sixth Congress, serving January to March, 1881, successfully contested the election of Jesse J. Finley to the Forty-seventh Congress, serving (1882-83) and reelected to the Forty-eighth Congress, serving (1883-85). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 76. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Lottie R Bisbee (1858 - 1928)*
 
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Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Dixfield
Oxford County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 03, 2003
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Horatio Bisbee, Jr
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Thank you sir for your service to our country during our American Civil War. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 27, 2016
Col Horatio Bisbee enlisted at Canton, Maine Sept 21, 1861 at age 21 as a captain into Co F 9th Maine Infantry Regiment. Promoted Lt Colonel Jan 8, 1862 and transferred into Field & Staff. Promoted Colonel Feb 15, 1863. Mustered out march 19, 1863.
- Phd
 Added: Jul. 1, 2015

- Tracey Reid
 Added: May. 1, 2015
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