George E. WhitneyRepublican
Born: September 19, 1836 in Phillips, Maine
Died: April 25, 1893 in Washington, DC
1867-1870: Clerk, US Circuit Court and District Courts for the District of California
1874: His biography mentions that he was the attorney who prepared the "Poland Law" which Congress passed in 1874.
1887-1888: Trustee, Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Asylum
Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.