ELA, JACOB HART, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Rochester, N.H., July 18, 1820;
attended the village school in Rochester; at fourteen years of age was apprenticed in a woolen
manufactory and subsequently learned the printer's trade; member of the State house of representatives
in 1857 and 1858; United States marshal from July 1861 to October 1866; elected as a Republican
to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1871); appointed by President Grant as
Fifth Auditor of the Treasury on January 1, 1872, and served until June 2, 1881; on June 3, 1881, was
appointed Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department and served in that position until his
death in Washington, D.C., on August 21, 1884; interment in North Side Cemetery, Rochester, N.H.