Brevet. Brig. Gen. Benjamin Le Fevre, U.S. Congress

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Benjamin F. Le Fevre (LeFevre)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Maplewood, Shelby County, Ohio, United States
Death: March 07, 1922 (83)
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Place of Burial: Port Jefferson, Ohio, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Elias LeFevre and Henrietta Louisa LaFevre
Brother of Rev. Jacob Marshall Lefevre; Henry Jackson Lefever; Hosp. Stew. Nimrod D. LeFever (USA); Laura Ann Coulson and Mary Louisa Goodlove

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About Brevet. Brig. Gen. Benjamin Le Fevre, U.S. Congress

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Le_Fevre

Benjamin Le Fevre, a Representative from Ohio; born near Maplewood, Shelby County, Ohio, on October 8, 1838; attended Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in 1858 and 1859; studied law in Sidney, Ohio; during the Civil War enlisted in the Union Army in 1861 and served until the close of the war; mustered out as major of the Fiftieth Ohio Infantry and brevetted brigadier general; member of the State house of representatives in 1865; nominated in 1866 for secretary of state by the Democrats of Ohio; United States consul at Nuremberg, Bavaria, 1867-1869; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1887); was not a candidate for renomination in 1886; mail contract agent for Erie Railway Co.; retired from political activities and engaged in agricultural pursuits in Salem Township, Shelby County, Ohio; died in Atlantic City, N.J., on March 7, 1922; interment in Glenn Cemetery, Salem Township, Shelby County, Ohio.

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=L000159


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Hew was a Brigadier General in the Civil War (Union). After the war he was elected a member of the Ohio Legislature several terms; then he served 3 terms in the US House of Representatives (Ohio). He was appointed US Consul at Mecklenburg, Germany. Then he practiced law in New York City, and for a time was attorney for the P&ERR.

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Brevet. Brig. Gen. Benjamin Le Fevre, U.S. Congress's Timeline

1838
October 8, 1838
Maplewood, Shelby County, Ohio, United States
1922
March 7, 1922
Age 83
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
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Port Jefferson, Ohio, USA