HISCOCK, Frank (1834-1914)

HISCOCK, FRANK, a Representative and a Senator from New York; born in Pompey, Onondaga County, N.Y., September 6, 1834; graduated from Pompey Academy; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1855 and commenced practice in Tully, Onondaga County; district attorney of Onondaga County 1860-1863; member of the State constitutional convention in 1867; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1877, until his resignation on March 3, 1887, at the close of the Forty-ninth Congress, having been elected Senator; chairman, Committee on Appropriations (Forty-seventh Congress); elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1887, to March 3, 1893; unsuccessful candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Organization, Conduct, and Expenditures of Executive Departments (Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses); resumed the practice of law in Syracuse, N.Y.; died in Syracuse, N.Y., June 18, 1914; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

Cornell University
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Alonzo B. Cornell papers, 1830-1904; White family papers, 1820-1937; and Charles Hazen Blood papers, 1889-1909.

Syracuse University
George Arents Research Library
Syracuse, NY
Papers: In Levi P. Morton correspondence, 1860-1912.

Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In Chauncey Mitchell Depew papers, 1880-1928.

  • Hiscock, Frank. "Issues of the Presidential Campaign." North American Review 154 (March 1892): 265-268.