William Hepburn Russell

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William Hepburn Russell

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Birthplace: Burlington, VT, United States
Death: September 10, 1872 (60)
Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Eaton Russell and Myrtilla Russell
Husband of Harriet Elliott Russell
Father of John William Russell; Charles Benjamin Russell; Ann Martha Russell; Frances E Russell and William E Russell
Half brother of Emeline Marsha Russell

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About William Hepburn Russell

William Hepburn Russell (1812–1872) is often credited along with Alexander Majors and William B. Waddell as the founders, owners, and operators of the Pony Express. His public life is one of numerous business ventures, some successful and some failed.

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William Hepburn Russell's Timeline

1812
January 31, 1812
Burlington, VT, United States
1836
April 12, 1836
Age 24
Lexington, Lafayette, MO, United States
1838
1838
Age 25
Lexington, MO, United States
1840
1840
Age 27
Lexington, MO, United States
1844
1844
Age 31
Lexington, MO, United States
1849
1849
Age 36
1872
September 10, 1872
Age 60
Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, United States