Civil War Wiki

Template:Infobox Senator

Solomon Foot (born on November 19, 1802 in Cornwall, Vermont - died on March 28, 1866 in Washington, D.C.) was a Vermont lawyer, state representative and later senator who spent more than 25 years in elected office. He graduated from Middlebury College in 1826 and was admitted to the bar in 1831. He served as a state representative briefly in 1833, and also from 1836 to 1838. After six years as a prosecuting attorney, he was elected as a Whig congressman in 1843 and as a senator in 1850. He was re-elected as a Republican senator in 1856, in which capacity he served until his death in 1866. He served as President pro tempore of the Senate from 1861 to 1864.

External links[]

Template:Start box |- ! colspan="3" style="background: #cccccc" | United States House of Representatives Template:USRepSuccessionBox |- ! colspan="3" style="background: #cccccc" | United States Senate Template:U.S. Senator box Template:S-off |- style="text-align: center;" |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Benjamin Fitzpatrick |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|President pro tempore of the United States Senate
February 16, 1861 – April 13, 1864 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
Daniel Clark |- |} Template:USSenVT Template:USSenPresProTemp Template:US Senate Deans


de:Solomon Foot sv:Solomon Foot