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MAYNARD, Horace, statesman, born in Waynesborough, Massachusetts, 13 August, 1814; d, in Knoxville, Tennessee, 3 May, 1882. He was graduated at Amherst in 1838, and removed to Knoxville, Tennessee, where he was instructor in East Tennessee college in 1839-'43, and the next year was appointed professor there of mathematics and natural history. He was admitted to the bar in 1845, and practised with success till 185'7, when he took his seat in congress, having" been elected as an American, and served till 1863. He returned to Knoxville after its occupation by General Ambrose E. Burnside in the autumn of that year, but his property had been confiscated and his family driven from east Tennessee. He was state attorney-general in 1864, a delegate to the Baltimore Republican convention, and a presidential elector. He was returned to the 39th congress as a Republican, but did not take his seat till 29 July, 1866, after which he served till 1875. In 1867 he was president of the Border state convention. He was appointed United States minister to Russia in 1875, resigned in 1880, and in August of that year became postmaster-general in President Hayes's cabinet, serving till March, 1881.
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