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George S. Boutwell

George S. BoutwellAKA George Sewall Boutwell

Born: 28-Jan-1818
Birthplace: Brookline, MA
Died: 27-Feb-1905
Location of death: Groton, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Groton Cemetery, Groton, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [2]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Senator, Governor, US Treasury Secretary

[1] Puritan.

[2] Switched from Democratic Party to Republican in 1855.

Father: Sewell Boutwell
Mother: Rebecca Marshall
Wife: Sarah Adelia Thayer (m. 1841, two children)

    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University (1850-60)

    US State Department Consul to Chile (1893-94)
    US State Department Consul to Hawaii (1886)
    US State Department Consul to Haiti (1885)
    US Senator, Massachusetts (17-Mar-1873 to 3-Mar-1877)
    US Secretary of the Treasury (1869-73)
    US Congressman, Massachusetts 9th (1869, resigned)
    US Congressman, Massachusetts 7th (4-Mar-1863 to 12-Mar-1869, resigned)
    US Treasury Department Commissioner of Internal Revenue (1862-63)
    Massachusetts State Official Board of Education (1855-61)
    Governor of Massachusetts (1851-53)
    Massachusetts State Official State Banking Commissioner (1849-51)
    Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1847-50)
    Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1842-44)
    Massachusetts State Official Postmaster, Groton, MA (1841)
    American Anti-Imperialist League President (1895-1905)
    Crédit Mobilier Scandal

Author of books:
Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs (1902, memoir)

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