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Eugene F. Loud
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from California's 5th district
March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1903
|Preceded by||Thomas J. Clunie|
|Succeeded by||William J. Wynn|
|Member of the California State Assembly|
|Born||March 12, 1847|
|Died||December 19, 1908 (aged 61)|
San Francisco, California
Born in Abington, Massachusetts, Loud went to sea and afterward settled in California. During the Civil War, he enlisted in a California Cavalry battalion in 1862, which formed a part of the Second Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry. He returned to California, where he engaged in mining and as clerk for fifteen years. He studied law, and served as a clerk in the customs service in San Francisco. He served as a member of the California Assembly in 1884. He was cashier of the city and county of San Francisco.
Loud was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-second and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1903). He served as chairman of the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Fifty-fourth through Fifty-seventh Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1902 to the Fifty-eighth Congress. He died in San Francisco, December 19, 1908. He remains were cremated and the ashes interred in the Odd Fellows Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Eugene F. Loud (id: L000448)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Thomas J. Clunie
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 5th congressional district
William J. Wynn
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