Washburn family
The Washburn family is a family of politicians from the United States
United States
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. Below is a list of members:
  • Israel Washington (1718-1796), member of the Massachusetts
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     Legislature 1780. Father of Israel Washburn II
    • Israel Washburn II (1755-1841), member of the Massachusetts Legislature 1804-1810. Son of Israel Washburn
      • Israel Washburn
        Israel Washburn
        Israel Washburn, Sr. was a Massachusetts politician and brother of Reuel Washburn. He married Martha Benjamin "Patty" Washburn and had eleven children with her, including seven sons . Several went on to pursue politics as well: Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu B. Washburne, Cadwallader C. Washburn,...

         (1784-1876), Massachusetts State Representative 1815-1816 1818-1819. Son of Israel Washburn II.
      • Reuel Washburn (1793-1878), Maine
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         State Senator 1827-1828, Probate Court Judge in Maine 1857-1859. Son of Israel Washburn II.
        • Israel Washburn, Jr.
          Israel Washburn, Jr.
          Israel Washburn, Jr. was a United States political figure. Originally a member of the Whig Party, he later became a founding member of the Republican Party....

           (1813-1883), Maine State Representative 1842, U.S. Representative from Maine 1851-1861, Governor of Maine 1861-1863. Son of Israel Washburn.
        • Elihu Washburne (1816-1887), U.S. Representative from Illinois
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           1853-1869, U.S. Secretary of State 1869, U.S. Minister to France
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           1869-1877, candidate for Republican nomination for President of the United States 1880, candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President of the United States 1880. Son of Israel Washburn.
        • Cadwallader C. Washburn
          Cadwallader C. Washburn
          Cadwallader Colden Washburn was an American businessman, politician, and soldier noted for founding what would later become General Mills and working in government for Wisconsin. He was born in Livermore, Maine, one of seven brothers that included Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu B. Washburne, William D...

           (1818-1882), U.S. Representative from Wisconsin
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           1855-1861 1867-1871, Governor of Wisconsin 1872-1874. Son of Israel Washburn.
        • Charles Ames Washburn
          Charles Ames Washburn
          Charles Ames Washburn , also known as C. A. Washburn, was born in Livermore, Maine. He was the son of Israel Washburn Sr.; nephew of Reuel Washburn; brother of Israel, Jr., Elihu Benjamin, Cadwallader Colden and William Drew...

           (1822-1889), U.S. Diplomatic Commissioner to Paraguay
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           1861-1863, U.S. Minister to Paraguay 1863-1868. Son of Israel Washburn.
        • William D. Washburn
          William D. Washburn
          William Drew Washburn was an American politician. He served in both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate as a Republican from Minnesota. Three of his seven brothers became politicians: Elihu B. Washburne, Cadwallader C. Washburn, and Israel Washburn, Jr...

           (1831-1912), Minnesota
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           State Representative 1861, U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1879-1885, U.S. Senator from Minnesota 1889-1895. Son of Israel Washburn.
        • Dorilus Morrison
          Dorilus Morrison
          Dorilus Morrison was a banker, businessman, and politician who lived in the U.S. state of Minnesota. He was the first and third mayor of Minneapolis. Morrison was born in Livermore, Maine, and was a lumber merchant in Bangor, Maine before moving to Minnesota. He was the cousin of William D...

           (1814-1897), Minnesota State Senator 1864-1865, Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota
          Minneapolis, Minnesota
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           1867-1868 1869-1870. Cousin of William D. Washburn.
          • Hempstead Washburne
            Hempstead Washburne
            Hempstead Washburne served as mayor of Chicago, Illinois for the Republican Party. He was the son of Elihu B. Washburne, Congressman, Secretary of State, and Minister to France....

             (1851-1918), Attorney of Chicago, Illinois 1885-1889; Mayor of Chicago, Illinois 1891-1893. Son of Elihu Washburne.
          • William Washburn (1863-1929), member of the Minnesota Legislature 1901 1905 1909 1911 1917 1921 1923 1925. Son of William D. Washburn.
          • Stanley Washburn, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1912, candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey
            New Jersey
            New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States. , its population was 8,791,894. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania and on the southwest by Delaware...

             1932. Son of William D. Washburn.

NOTE: Cadwallader C. Washburn was also fourth cousin once removed of U.S. Senator Charles Sumner
Charles Sumner
Charles Sumner was an American politician and senator from Massachusetts. An academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the antislavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the United States Senate during the American Civil War and Reconstruction,...

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