Historical records matching Nathaniel S. Berry, Governor
About Nathaniel S. Berry, Governor
Nathaniel Springer Berry (September 1, 1796 – April 27, 1894) was a two-term governor of New Hampshire, and also served in both houses of the state legislature. From, Hebron, New Hampshire, he was originally a tanner. He was born in 1796 in Bath, Maine. During the American Civil War. Berry played a vital role in state recruitment levels. In 1862, Berry attended the Loyal War Governors' Conference in Altoona, Pennsylvania, which ultimately backed Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Union war effort.
Berry died at the age of 97 years in 1894 in Bristol, New Hampshire.