Haldeman, Richard Jacobs

Life Span
to
Full name
Richard Jacobs Haldeman
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
Education
Yale
Other
Other Education
Heidelberg and Berlin Universities
Occupation
Politician
Diplomat
Journalist
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
Pierce Administration (1853-57)
Diplomat
US House of Representatives

Richard Haldeman (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
HALDEMAN, Richard Jacobs, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Harrisburg, Pa., May 19, 1831; pursued an academic course, and was graduated from Yale College in 1851; attended Heidelberg and Berlin Universities; United States attaché of the legation at Paris in 1853 and later occupied similar positions at St. Petersburg and Vienna; returned to Harrisburg and purchased the Daily and Weekly Patriot and Union and was its editor until 1860; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions at Baltimore and Charleston in 1860; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first and Forty-second Congresses (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1873); was not a candidate for renomination in 1872; retired from active pursuits; died in Harrisburg, Pa., October 1, 1886; interment in Harrisburg Cemetery.
"Haldeman, Richard Jacobs," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000027.
How to Cite This Page: "Haldeman, Richard Jacobs," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/12005.