Thursday, 8 August 2019

933) Henry S. Foote

Henry Stuart Foote (1804 – 1880). United States Senator from Mississippi and the chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations from 1847 to 1852. He was a Unionist Governor of Mississippi from 1852 to 1854, and an American Party supporter in California. During the American Civil War, he served in the First and Second Confederate Congresses. A practicing attorney, he published two memoirs related to the Civil War years, as well as a book on Texas prior to its annexation, and a postwar book on the legal profession and courts in the South.
In San Francisco he was a law partener of William M. Stewart

- "... a decrepit old gentleman with a fiery red head."…

- "... his hair, though sparse, was fiery red..."…

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