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Sitting Senator Solomon Foot of Vermont dies at sixty-three years old in his residence in Washington D.C.

Solomon Foot, circa 1864, detail
03/28/1866
Sitting United States Senator Solomon Foot of Vermont died in the morning at his Washington D.C. home after a prolonged illness.  Foot had served since 1851 without pause in the U.S. Senate and before that had spent two terms in the House of Representatives.  His funeral was held in the Chamber of the United States Senate and was buried in his hometown of Rutland, Vermont. He was sixty-three years old. He was succeeded in the Senate by George F. Edmunds. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Solomon Foot: Portrait, Character and Biography," The Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated, Vol. 43, No. 6 (June 1866), 165-166.