Alexander Cameron Hunt (1825 - 1894) MP

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Place of Burial: Washington, D.C.
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Birthplace: New York, New York, New York, United States
Death: Died in Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States
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Alexander Cameron Hunt (December 23, 1825 – May 14, 1894) was the fourth Governor of the Territory of Colorado serving from 1867-1869 as a member of the Republican Party.


Alexander Cameron Hunt was born in New York, New York on 1825-01-12. Soon after his birth his family moved to Freeport, Illinois where he grew up and later served as mayor. Hunt traveled to California in 1850 to join the California Gold Rush and to the Pike's Peak Country in 1858 to join the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. Hunt was chosen as the Judge of the Vigilante Committee of the Jefferson Territory. In 1861, Hunt was appointed U.S. Marshal for the new Territory of Colorado. U.S. President Andrew Johnson appointed Hunt as the new Governor of the Territory of Colorado on 1867-04-24. Hunt served as the Territorial Governor until 1869-06-14 when new President Ulysses S. Grant appointed his friend Edward Moody McCook to replace him. Hunt died in Denver, CO on May 14, 1894.

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Alexander Cameron Hunt., 4th Governor of the Territory of Colorado's Timeline

1825
December 23, 1825
New York, New York, New York, United States
1889
June 3, 1889
Age 63
Quebec, Canada
1891
January 2, 1891
Age 65
Washington, D.C.
1894
May 14, 1894
Age 68
Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States
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Governor of Colorado
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Washington, D.C.