Monroe Leland Hayward (1840 - 1899)

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Birthplace: Willsboro, NY, USA
Death: Died in Nebraska City, NE, USA
Occupation: Senator from Nebraska
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About Monroe Leland Hayward

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Monroe Leland Hayward Born December 22, 1840 in Willsboro NY


About: “He served during the Civil War in the Twenty second Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry,and in the Fifth Regiment, New York Volunteer Cavalry. He graduated from Fort Edward Collegiate Institute, New York, in 1865. Hayward then studied law in Whitewater, Wisconsin; he was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Nebraska City, Nebraska. He was a member of the state constitutional convention in 1873. He became judge of the district court of Nebraska in 1886.


Hayward was elected as a Republican to the US Senate March 8, 1899, to fill the vacancy in the term beginning March 4, 1899. This delay was caused by the failure of the Nebraska Legislature to elect a Senator by the start of the term. He died before qualifying for the seat.”


He died in Nebraska City on December 5, 1899

Buried in Wyuka Cemetery.

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Monroe Leland Hayward (December 22, 1840 – December 5, 1899) was a Senator from Nebraska.


Biography


Hayward was born in Willsboro, New York. He served during the Civil War in the Twenty-second Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, and in the Fifth Regiment, New York Volunteer Cavalry. He graduated from Fort Edward Collegiate Institute, New York, in 1865. Hayward then studied law in Whitewater, Wisconsin; he was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Nebraska City, Nebraska. He was a member of the state constitutional convention in 1873. He became judge of the district court of Nebraska in 1886. Hayward was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate March 8, 1899, to fill the vacancy in the term beginning March 4, 1899. This delay was caused by the failure of the Nebraska Legislature to elect a Senator by the start of the term. He died before qualifying for the seat; he died in Nebraska City, Nebraska on December 5, 1899, and was interred in Wyuka Cemetery.


The Broadway producer Leland Hayward is his grandson, and the writer Brooke Hayward is his great-granddaughter.



      
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Monroe Hayward, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1840
December 22, 1840
Willsboro, NY, USA
1872
May, 1872
Age 31
1875
August, 1875
Age 34
1877
April 29, 1877
Age 36
Nebraska City, NE, USA
1899
December 5, 1899
Age 58
Nebraska City, NE, USA
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Nebraska City, NE, USA