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Gen. William A. Pile (USA), 8th Gov. of New Mexico Territory (1829 - 1889)

William Anderson Pile (February 11, 1829 – July 7, 1889) was a nineteenth century politician and minister from Missouri, as well as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. H...

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Henry Connelly, Governor of New Mexico Territory (1800 - 1866)

Henry Connelly (1800–1866) was the Governor of the New Mexico Territory during the American Civil War. He was appointed by President Lincoln and served from September 4, 1861 until July 6, 186...

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Colonel James S. Calhoun, Governor of New Mexico Territory (1802 - 1852)

James S. Calhoun (1802–1852) was best known as the Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1851 to 1852. He had many careers, though, including time as a Georgian politician, military colonel, a...

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James W. "Honest Dick" Tate, Kentucky State Treasurer (1831 - d.)

James William "Honest Dick" Tate (January 2, 1831 – unknown) was the Kentucky State Treasurer. He was nicknamed "Honest Dick" because of his good reputation and rapport with his colleagues. Th...

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Reverend John Taylor (1752 - 1833)

) John Taylor (1752–1833) was a pioneer Baptist preacher, religious writer, frontier historian and planter in north and central Kentucky. His two histories of early Baptist churches in Kentuck...

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Samuel Thomas Hauser, 7th Governor of Montana Territory MP (1833 - 1914)

Samuel Thomas Hauser (January 10, 1833 – November 10, 1914) was an American industrialist and banker who was active in the development of Montana Territory. In addition to his many business in...

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Capt. John S. Crosby (USA), 5th Gov. of Montana Territory MP (1839 - 1914)

From Wikipedia (English) : John Schuyler Crosby (September 19, 1839 – August 8, 1914) was an American military officer who served as United States Consul in Florence, Italy and as the fifth Go...

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Brevet Maj. General Benjamin F. Potts (USA), Governor of Montana Territory (1836 - 1887)

Benjamin Franklin Potts (January 29, 1836 – June 17, 1887) was a lawyer, politician, and soldier from the state of Ohio who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War,...

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John Merin Bozeman (1836 - 1867)

Born in Pickens County, Georgia, in 1835, John Bozeman left his wife and three children in 1858 to seek gold in the West. Unable to make a go of it in Colorado, Bozeman left Colorado in 1862 and came...

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Brig. General Thomas Francis Meagher (USA) (1823 - 1867)

Thomas Francis Meagher Thomas Francis Meagher ( /ˈmɑrh/; August 3, 1823 – July 1, 1867) was an Irish nationalist and leader of the Young Irelanders in the Rebellion of 1848. Af...

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Sheriff William Plummer (1832 - 1864)

Henry Plummer (1832 – 1864) served as sheriff of what became Bannack, Montana, from May 24, 1863 until January 10, 1864, when he was hanged without legal system trial by the controversial Mont...

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Sidney Edgerton, 1st Gov. of Montana Territory (1818 - 1900)

Sidney Edgerton (August 17, 1818 – July 19, 1900) was a politician, lawyer, judge and teacher from Ohio. He served during the American Civil War, as a Squirrel Hunter (sharpshooter). During th...

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Thomas T. Crittenden, 24th Gov. of Missouri (1832 - 1909)

Thomas Theodore Crittenden (January 1, 1832 – May 29, 1909) was a United States colonel during the American Civil War, and the 24th Governor of Missouri from 1881 to 1885. Early life and e...

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Col. John S. Phelps (USA), 23rd Gov. of Missouri (1814 - 1886)

John Smith Phelps (December 22, 1814 – November 20, 1886) was a politician, soldier during the American Civil War, and the 23rd Governor of Missouri. Early life and career John Smith P...

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Joseph W. McClurg, 19th Governor of Missouri (1818 - 1900)

Joseph Washington McClurg (February 22, 1818 – December 2, 1900) was the 19th Governor of Missouri in the decade following the American Civil War. His stepfather was William Murphy. Biogra...

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Brevet Brig. General Thomas Clement Fletcher (USA), 18th Governor of Missouri (1827 - 1899)

Thomas Clement Fletcher (January 21, 1827 – March 25, 1899) was the 18th Governor of Missouri during the latter stages of the American Civil War and the early part of Reconstruction. He was th...

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Willard Preble Hall, 17th Gov. of Missouri (1820 - 1882)

William Willard Preble Hall (May 9, 1820 – November 2, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the 17th Governor of Missouri from 1864 to 1865 during last years of the Americ...

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Thomas Reynolds MP (1796 - 1844)

Thomas Reynolds (1796 – 1844) was the seventh Governor of Missouri from 1840 to 1844. Thomas Reynolds was born 12 March 1796 in Bracken County, Kentucky. He died 09 February 1844 at the Execut...

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Andrew H. Reeder, 1st Governor of Kansas Territory (1807 - 1864)

Andrew Horatio Reeder (July 12, 1807 - July 5, 1864) was the first governor of the Territory of Kansas. Reeder was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, to Absolom Reeder and Christina (Smith) Reeder. He...

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Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow ("Border Ruffian" leader) (1816 - 1891)

Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow (September 3, 1816-April 26, 1891) was a Missouri Attorney General, a high ranking border ruffian and one of the organizers of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railr...

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Robert M. Stewart, 14th Governor of Missouri (1815 - 1871)

Robert Marcellus Stewart (March 12, 1815 - September 21, 1871) was the 14th Governor of Missouri from 1857 to 1861, during the critical years just prior to the American Civil War. Early years ...

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Austin Augustus King, 10th Governor of Missouri (1802 - 1870)

Austin Augustus King (September 21, 1802 – April 22, 1870), also known as Austin A. King and Austin King, was the tenth Governor of Missouri and United States Congressman. King was born in...

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John C. Edwards, 9th Gov. of Missouri (1804 - 1888)

John Cummins Edwards (June 24, 1804 – October 14, 1888) was a Democratic politician from the state of Missouri. He served as a member of the 27th United States Congress as well as Missouri's n...

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Gov. Lilburn Boggs of Missouri MP (1796 - 1860)

Lilburn Williams Boggs (December 14, 1796 – March 14, 1860) was the sixth Governor of Missouri from 1836 to 1840. He is now most widely remembered for his interactions with Joseph Smith and Po...

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Frederick Bates, 2nd Governor of Missouri (1777 - 1845)

Frederick Bates (June 23, 1777 – August 4, 1825), older brother of Edward Bates and James Woodson Bates, was an American attorney and politician. He was elected in 1824 as the second governor ...

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Edward Bates, U.S. Attorney General (1793 - 1869)

Edward Bates (September 4, 1793 – March 25, 1869) was a U.S. lawyer and statesman. He served as United States Attorney General under Abraham Lincoln from 1861 to 1864. He was the younger broth...

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Hamilton R.Gamble, Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court (1798 - 1864)

Hamilton Rowan Gamble (November 29, 1798– January 31, 1864) was the chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court at the time of the Dred Scott Decision in 1852, when his colleagues voted to ove...

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Amos Stoddard (1762 - 1813)

Amos Stoddard (October 26, 1762-May 11, 1813) was a career United States Army officer who served both the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, in which he was mortally wounded. He served a...

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Charles L. Robinson, 1st Governor of Kansas (1818 - 1894)

Charles Lawrence Robinson (July 21, 1818 – August 17, 1894) was the first Governor of Kansas. He was also the first governor of a US state to be impeached, although he was not convicted or rem...

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David Holmes, Governor, U.S. Senator (1769 - 1832)

) David Holmes (March 10, 1769 – August 20, 1832) was the last governor of the Mississippi Territory and the first governor of the State of Mississippi. Career Born in York County, Pen...

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Captain Samuel Mason (Colonial Militia) (1739 - 1803)

Samuel Mason or Meason (1739–1803) was a Revolutionary War militia captain on the frontier, who following the war, became the leader of a gang of river pirates and highwaymen on the lower Ohio...

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William C. C. Claiborne, US Congress, Gov. (c.1775 - 1817)

For more information: William Charles Cole Claiborne (b. before 23 November 1772,[1] or on 13 August 1773,[2] or between 23 November 1773 and 23 November 1774,[3] or in August 1775[4] – d. 2...

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Lieutenant Anselm Tupper (Continental Army) (1763 - 1808)

Anselm Tupper (1763–1808) was an officer of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, a pioneer to the Ohio Country, and one of the founders of Marietta, Ohio, the first perm...

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Brevet Brig. General Benjamin Tupper (Continental Army) MP (1738 - 1792)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A116972 Benjamin Tupper (1738–1792) was a soldier in the French and Indian War, and...

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Brevet Major Winthrop Sargent (Continental Army), 1st Governor of Mississippi Territory (1753 - 1820)

Winthrop Sargent (May 1, 1753 – June 3, 1820) was a United States patriot, politician, and writer; and a member of the Federalist party. Governor of Mississippi Territory. A Harvard graduate, ...

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John S. "Little Jack" Horner, Acting Governor of Michigan Territory (1802 - 1883)

John Scott Horner also known as Little Jack Horner (December 5, 1802 – February 3, 1883) was a U.S. politician, Secretary and acting Governor of Michigan Territory, 1835–1836 and Secret...

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Gen. Benjamin Howard, 1st Gov of Missouri Territory (1760 - 1814)

) Benjamin Howard (1760 – September 18, 1814) was a Congressman from Kentucky, the first governor of Missouri Territory and a brigadier general in the War of 1812. Howard was born in Lexin...

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Stevens T. Mason ("The Boy Governor"), 1st Governor of Michigan (1811 - 1843)

Stevens Thomson Mason (October 27, 1811 – January 4, 1843), also known as Stevens T. Mason, Tom Mason, The Boy Governor, and lesser known nicknames Young Hotspur and The Stripling, was the ter...

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Lewis Cass, Governor, Senator, Secretary of War & State (1782 - 1866)

CASS, Lewis, (great-great-grandfather of Cass Ballenger), a Senator from Michigan; born in Exeter, N.H., October 9, 1782; attended Exeter Academy; moved with his parents to Wilmington, Del., in 1799 an...

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John Chambers, 2nd Governor of the Iowa Territory (1780 - 1852)

) John Chambers (October 6, 1780 – September 21, 1852) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky and the second Governor of the Iowa Territory. Chambers was born at Bromley Bridge, Somerset ...

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Edward A. Stevenson, 11th Governor of Idaho Territory (1831 - 1895)

Edward Augustus Stevenson (June 15, 1831 – July 6, 1895) was governor of Idaho Territory from 1885 to 1889. Stevenson was the first resident of Idaho Territory appointed to the position and th...

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John N. Irwin, 9th Governor of Idaho Territory, 9th Governor of Arizona Territory (1844 - 1905)

John Nichol Irwin (December 25, 1844 – December 22, 1905) was an American businessman, politician and diplomat. Among the positions he held were Mayor of Keokuk, Iowa, Governor of Idaho Territ...

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Lt. Colonel John Baldwin Neil (USA), 8th Governor of Idaho Territory (1842 - 1902)

John Baldwin Neil (July 28, 1842 – October 6, 1902) was an American military officer and politician who served as Governor of Idaho Territory from 1880 to 1883. Earlier life Neil was b...

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David P. Thompson, 6th Governor of Idaho Territory (1834 - 1901)

David Preston Thompson was governor of the Idaho Territory Served in the Oregon Legislative Assembly both before and after his time in Idaho, with election to both chambers of the legislature. Also ser...

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Caleb Lyon 2nd Gov. of Idaho Terr. MP (1822 - 1875)

Caleb Lyon (December 7, 1822 Greig, New York – September 8, 1875 Staten Island, New York) was Governor of Idaho Territory from 1864 to 1865 during the last half of the American Civil War. ...

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William H. Wallace, 4th Governor of Washington Territory, 1st Governor of Idaho Territory MP (1811 - 1879)

William Henson Wallace (July 19, 1811 in Troy, Ohio – February 7, 1879 in Steilacoom, Washington Territory) was an important figure in the early histories of two U.S. states, serving as govern...

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Gov. Watson C. Squire, US Senator (1838 - 1926)

Watson Carvosso Squire (May 18, 1838 – June 7, 1926) was a United States Senator from Washington. Biography Born in Cape Vincent, New York, he attended the public schools, Falley Semin...

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William A. Newell, 18th Governor of New Jersey, 11th Governor of Washington Territory (1817 - 1901)

William Augustus Newell (September 5, 1817 – August 8, 1901), was an American physician and politician, who was a three-term member of the United States House of Representatives, served as a R...

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Elisha P. Ferry, 10th Governor of Washington Territory and 1st Governor of Washington (1825 - 1895)

Elisha Peyre Ferry (August 9, 1825 – October 14, 1895) was the first Governor of the U.S. State of Washington. Ferry was a Republican lawyer who had twice been Governor of Washington Territory...

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Richard D. Gholson, 3rd Territorial Governor of Washington MP (1804 - 1862)

Richard Dickerson Gholson (January 31, 1804 – August 23, 1862) was the 3rd Territorial Governor of Washington. Biography Born in Garrard County, Kentucky, Gholson was the son of William J....

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Capt. Silas S. Soule (USA) (1838 - 1865)

Silas Stillman Soule (July 26, 1838 – April 23, 1865) was a Massachusetts abolitionist, Kansas Territory Jayhawker, and a soldier in the Colorado infantry and cavalry during the American Civil W...

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Samuel B. Axtell, Gov. of the Territories of New Mexico & Utah (1819 - 1891)

Samuel Beach Axtell (October 14, 1819 – August 7, 1891). Notable for: being the most controversial Chief Justice of the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court; his corrupted administration as Go...

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James D. Doty, Gov. of Utah and Wisconsin Terr. (1800 - 1865)

James Duane Doty (November 5, 1799 – June 13, 1865) was a land speculator and politician in the United States who played a large role in the development of Wisconsin and Utah Territory. Ea...

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John W. Dawson, 3rd Governor of the Territory of Utah (1820 - 1877)

John W. Dawson (October 21, 1820 – September 10, 1877) was Governor of Utah Territory in 1861. Born on October 21, 1820, in Cambridge, Indiana he was a lawyer, a farmer and a newspaper edi...

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John Long Routt MP (1826 - 1907)

John Long Routt (April 25, 1826 - August 13, 1907) was a U.S. Republican political figure. Born in Eddyville, Kentucky, he served as the first and seventh Governor of Colorado from 1876 to 1879 and 1...

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Samuel Elbert, 6th Territorial Governor of Colorado (1833 - 1899)

"The History of Colorado, Page 680 Samuel H. Elbert was born in Logan county, Ohio, in 1833. Iowa Territory. His father, a physician of prominence in his profession, removed in 1840 to the then Terri...

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Brevet Maj. General Edward M. McCook (USA), 5th Territorial Governor of Colorado (1833 - 1909)

Edward Moody McCook (June 15, 1833 – September 9, 1909) was a lawyer, politician, distinguished Union cavalry general in the American Civil War, American diplomat, and Governor of the Territor...

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Dr. John Evans, 2nd Territorial Governor of Colorado MP (1814 - 1897)

He advocated the founding of Northwestern University & chose a suburb of Chicago as it's location. The suburb was thus named Evanston in his honor. He was appointed Governor of Colorado in 1862 by Pr...

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William Gilpin, 1st Governor of the Territory of Colorado (1813 - 1894)

) William Gilpin (October 4, 1813 – January 20, 1894) was a 19th century U.S. explorer, politician, land speculator, and futurist writer about the American West. He served as military officer ...

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John N. Goodwin, 1st Gov. of Arizona Territory (1824 - 1887)

John Noble Goodwin (October 18, 1824 – April 29, 1887) was a United States attorney and politician who served as the first Governor of Arizona Territory. He was also a Congressman from Maine a...

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Thomas Riggs, Jr., 3rd Governor of Alaska Territory (1873 - 1945)

. Thomas W. Riggs, Jr. (October 17, 1873 – January 16, 1945) was an American engineer who worked extensively in Alaska Territory, first as a leader of the team which surveyed the Alaska-Canadi...

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Brevet Colonel Lyman Enos Knapp (USA), 3rd Governor of District of Alaska (1837 - 1904)

Lyman Enos Knapp (November 5, 1837 – October 9, 1904) was an American Republican politician who was the Governor of the District of Alaska from 1889 to 1893. He was also a member of the Vermon...

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James Brady (1758 - 1778)

Captain John Brady took his sons Samuel and James with him to fight in the trenches with General George Washington in Boston. Samuel and James Brady enlisted in the Continental Army as privates on Augu...

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Captain Samuel Brady (Continental Army) (1756 - 1795)

Captain Samuel Brady (1756–1795) was a frontier scout and the subject of many legends in the history of western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio. He is best known for jumping across a gorge ...

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Major General Hugh Brady (1768 - 1851)

Hugh Brady (July 29, 1768 – April 15, 1851) was an American general from Pennsylvania. He served in the Northwest Indian War under General Anthony Wayne, and during the War of 1812. Following ...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel George K. Brady (USA) (1838 - 1899)

George K. Brady (December 9, 1838 - January 20, 1899) was an officer in the United States Army who served as the second commander of the Department of Alaska, from September 1, 1870 to September 22, ...

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Samuel Medary, Territorial Governor of Minnesota and Kansas (1801 - 1864)

Samuel Medary (February 25, 1801 – November 7, 1864) Born and raised in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, he settled in Ohio in 1825. After a term in the Ohio House of Representatives (1834) an...

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Joseph Rolette (1820 - 1871)

Joseph Rolette (23 October 1820 – 16 May 1871) was a well-known American fur trader and politician during Minnesota's territorial era and the Civil War. His father was Jean Joseph Rolette, oft...

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Colonel Daniel T. Casement (USA) (1834 - d.)

From: 'Pioneering the Union Pacific' In 1865, Brigadier General John Casement and his brother, Colonel Dan Casement were hired by contract to lead the construction phase of the Union Pacific Railroad...

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Brigadier General John S. Casement (1829 - 1909)

John Stephen "Jack" Casement (January 1, 1829 – December 13, 1909) was a general and brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a noted railroad contractor. He direc...

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Micajah Autry MP (c.1793 - 1836)

Many stories have been written about Micajah Autry of Alamo Fame. The following are some of the sources used for this story: Billy Arthur, The State Magazine Walter Lord, A Time to Stand George T. Barr...

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John Mulkey Miller (1827 - 1919)

May 2, 1850, he and his father Boyd Miller, M.H. Belshe and William Greenup fitted out an expedition and started for California, taking the overland route. This trip occupied four months. John M. Mille...

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Boyd Miller (1800 - 1863)

Boyd Miller along with Madison Harvey Belshe and William Greenup, outfitted an expedition to California during the gold rush days. The Belshe-Miller-Greenup expedition departed for California from Locu...

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William M. Greenup (c.1818 - 1893)

William Greenup along with Madison Harvey Belshe and Boyd Miller, outfitted an expedition to California during the gold rush days. The Belshe-Miller-Greenup expedition departed for California from Locu...

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Madison Harvey Belshe (1811 - 1882)

Madison Harvey Belshe along with Boyd Miller and William Greenup, outfitted an expedition to California during the gold rush days. The Belshe-Miller-Greenup expedition departed for California from Locu...

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Mary M. Dunlap (1818 - 1857)

------------------- Mary M. Wharton Dunlap (1818-1857) - Mary M. Wharton was born in Tennessee in 1818. However, by the time she married Jesse Dunlap, Jr. on March, 1828, she was living in Arkansas...

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Jesse Dunlap, Jr. (1818 - 1857)

Rebecca Stewart (about 1800-Unknown) [updated: 05 October 2006] BiographyScrapbookLife MapResearch -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Born | about 18...

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Nancy Jane Dunlap (1815 - 1857)

---------------- Nancy Jane Wharton Dunlap (1815-1857) - Nancy Jane Wharton was born in Tennessee in 1815. However, by the time she married Lorenzo Dow Wharton in 1839, she was living in Arkansas. ...

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Lorenzo Dow Dunlap (1815 - 1857)

----------------- Lorenzo Dow Dunlap (1815-1857) - He was born in Stokes County, North Carolina on February 21, 1815, to Jesse Dunlap, Sr. and Mary Williams Dunlap. However, by the time he married ...

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John Walker Baylor (1782 - 1835)

John Walker Baylor was born at Woodlawn, Bourbon County, Kentucky, around December 1813 to John Walker and Sophia Marie (Weidner) Baylor. His father, an army physician, was the son of Capt. Walker Ba...

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Captain Richard King (1825 - 1885)

) Richard King (July 10, 1824 New York City – April 14, 1885, San Antonio, Texas) was a riverboat captain, entrepreneur, and most notably, the founder of the King Ranch in South Texas, which a...

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Captain Leander H. McNelly (CSA), Texas Ranger (c.1844 - 1877)

Leander Harvey McNelly (March 12, 1844-September 4, 1877) was a Confederate officer and Texas Ranger captain. McNelly is best remembered for leading the "Special Force", a quasi-military branch o...

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Major John B. Jones (CSA), Texas Ranger (1834 - 1881)

John B. Jones (December 22, 1834 – July 19, 1881) was a Confederate army officer and Texas Ranger captain. Born in Fairfield, South Carolina, his family moved to the Republic of Texas in 1...

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Dudley Leavitt, Sr. (1830 - 1908)

Dudley Leavitt (August 31, 1830 – October 15, 1908) was an early patriarch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a Mormon pioneer and an early settler in southern Utah. Biogr...

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Colonel Ebenezer Sproat (1752 - 1805)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating "Col Ebenezer Sproat, of Massachusetts" ------------------------------------------------------...

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George West Musgrave (1877 - 1947)

George West Musgrave , aka: Jeff Davis, Jesse Miller, Jesse Johnson, Jesse Williams  (1874-1947) - Born in Texas and raised in New Mexico, Musgrave, a cheerful and soft-spoken man, would nonethe...

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Lieutenant General Troy Middleton (1889 - 1976)

Lieutenant General Troy Houston Middleton (12 October 1889 – 9 October 1976) was a distinguished soldier-educator who served as a corps commander in Europe during World War II and later as Pre...

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Robert Lucas, 1st Gov. of Iowa Territory (1781 - 1853)

) Robert Lucas (April 1, 1781 – February 7, 1853) was the 12th Governor of the U.S. state of Ohio, serving from 1832 to 1836. He served as the first Governor of Iowa Territory from 1838 to 184...

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James G. Fair, U.S. Senator (1831 - 1894)

Click here for information about James Graham Fair at Wikipedia. James Graham Fair (December 3, 1831 – December 28, 1894) was the overnight millionaire part-owner of the Comstock Lode, a Unite...

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William Sharon, U.S. Senator (1821 - 1885)

William Sharon was a United States Senator from Nevada, In office March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1881. He was preceded by William M. Stewart and succeeded by James Graham Fair. He was born January 9, ...

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John P. Jones, U.S. Senator (1829 - 1912)

Click here to see information about Senator John P. Jones at Wikipedia. John Percival Jones (January 27, 1829 – November 12, 1912) was an American politician who served for 30 years as a Repub...

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Henry Howland Crapo, Governor (1804 - 1869)

Burial Find A Grave Memorial# 6248012 Bio Wikipedia Article About Henry Howland Crapo Henry Howland Crapo (pronounced "Cray-poe") (May 24, 1804 – July 23, 1869) was the 14th Governor of ...

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William J. McConnell, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1839 - 1925)

William John McConnell (September 18, 1839 – March 30, 1925) was the third Governor of Idaho from 1893 until 1897. Prior to that he represented Idaho as one of its first United States Senators...

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Narcissa Clark Owen (1834 - 1902)

-------------------- Narcissa Chisholm Owen (1831–1911) was the mother of Oklahoma's first U.S. Senator, Robert Latham Owen, Jr. (February 2, 1856 – July 19, 1947). She did much to foster...

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Simon Kenton, Frontiersman MP (1755 - 1836)

Simon Kenton (April 3, 1755 – April 29, 1836) was a famous United States frontiersman and friend of Daniel Boone, Simon Girty, Spencer Records, Thomas S. Hinde, Dr. Thomas Hinde, and Isaac Shelb...

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Bartlett Tripp (1839 - 1911)

Bartlett Tripp (born Harmony, Maine, July 15, 1839; died Yankton, South Dakota, December 8, 1911) was an American lawyer, judge, and diplomat. Early life and education Tripp was the son of Wi...

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Albert B. Fall, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior (1861 - 1944)

Albert Bacon Fall (November 26, 1861 – November 30, 1944) was a United States Senator from New Mexico and the Secretary of the Interior under President Warren G. Harding, infamous for his invo...

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Thomas B. Catron, U.S. Senator (1840 - 1921)

Thomas Benton Catron (October 6, 1840 – May 15, 1921) was an American politician and lawyer who was influential in the establishment of the U.S. state of New Mexico. He later represented the s...

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William A. Clark, U.S. Senator (1839 - 1925)

William Andrews Clark, Sr. (January 8, 1839 – March 2, 1925) was an American politician and entrepreneur, involved with mining, banking, and railroads. Biography Clark was born in Conn...

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Wilbur Fisk Sanders, US Senator (1834 - 1905)

US Senator. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War (1861-1865). Served as a United States Senator from Montana from 1890 to 1893. Also served as a Candidate for Delegate to the United States C...

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