Louis E. McComas, U.S. Senator

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Louis Emory McComas

Birthplace: Williamsport, Washington, Maryland, United States
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick Christian McComas and Catherine McComas
Husband of Leah McComas
Father of Mary Emory McComas and Katharine McComas
Brother of Henry McComas; Frederick Fechtig McComas and Susan Emma McComas

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About Louis E. McComas, U.S. Senator


Louis McComas graduated from Dickinson College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1866 with high honors. He joined the legal bar of Washington County, Maryland in 1868.

In 1882 Louis was elected as a Republican to the House of Representatives. He served until the election of 1890 when he lost a bid for a fifth term. In 1892 Louis was secretary of the Republican National Committee. President Harrison appointed him a judge to the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. In 1898 he won election to the United States Senate. After one term in the Senate, President Theodore Roosevelt appointed him in 1905 as Associate Justice of the Court Appeals for the District of Columbia.

Louis McComas also taught international law at the Law School of Georgetown University. He was a trustee of Dickinson College.

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Louis E. McComas, U.S. Senator's Timeline

October 28, 1846
Williamsport, Washington, Maryland, United States
Age 30
Age 30