James Benton Grant, Governor

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James Benton Grant

Birthdate: (63)
Death: 1911 (63)
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Son of Thomas M. Grant and Mary Jane Benton

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About James Benton Grant, Governor


James Benton Grant (January 2, 1848 – November 1, 1911) was an American mining engineer and the third Governor of Colorado from 1883 to 1885. He was born in Russell County, Alabama and died in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.

He briefly attended Cornell University. He was also the first Democratic governor of Colorado.

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Age 63