James Hyman Causten (1788 - 1874)

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Death: Died in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Managed by: Luis Enrique Echeverría Domínguez
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About James Hyman Causten

The Evening Star, October 29, 1874 Death of James H. Causten, A venerable and much respected citizen, Mr. James H. Causten, died last night, in the 87th year of his age. Mr. Causten was born in Baltimore, September 26, 1788, and has been a resident of the District for the forty-two years past. He was consul for the republics of Chili and Equador for a considerable period, and has been widely known for many years as the agent for the French Spoliation Claims," the payment of which he urged with eloquence and indifatigable energy, but which, just as they undoubtedly are, the country never found it convenient to pay, and he died without seeing the fruition of his long labor. Mr. Causten served as a soldier in the war of 1812, and he was one of the staunchest Union men in feeling during the late rebellion. His memory will be held in respect by all who knew him. James Hyman Causten died October 28, 1874, at his town house, 1428 F Street Northwest. He was 86 years and one month old and had lived in the District for the past 42 years.

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James Hyman Causten's Timeline

1788
September 26, 1788
1811
May 15, 1811
Age 22
Baltimore, MD, USA
1815
December 5, 1815
Age 27
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
1818
June 18, 1818
Age 29
Baltimore, MD, USA
1833
August 21, 1833
Age 44
Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA
1841
1841
Age 52
1874
October 28, 1874
Age 86
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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