John C. New collection
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New was a banker, publisher, and lawyer. He was elected to the Indiana Senate in 1863 to complete the term of Horatio Cooley Newcomb and held many other political offices. Some of these offices include: United States treasurer (1875-1876); first assistant secretary, United States Department of the Treasury (1882-1883); United States consul general in London, England, (1889-1893); and Republican State Chairman (1880, 1882). New was also active socially and was a member of several fraternal organizations. John C. New passed away June 4, 1906, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Biographical History of Eminent and Self-Made Men of the State of Indiana, vol. 2. Cincinnati, OH: Western Biographical Publishing Company, 1880.
Dunn, Jacob Piatt, ed. Indiana and Indianans, vol. 1. Ohio: The American Historical Society, 1919.
Shepherd, Rebecca A., Charles W. Calhoun, Elizabeth Shanahan-Shoemaker, and Alan F. January. A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly, vol. 1. Indiana: Indiana Historical Bureau, 1980.
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- Diplomats -- United States
- Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
- New, John C., 1831-1906
- Politicians -- Indiana
- Politicians -- United States -- 19th century
- Politics and government
- United States -- Foreign relations
- United States -- Politics and government
- United States -- Politics and government --19th century
- John C. New, Counsel General in London certificate
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