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us: Smith, Persifor Frazer, 1798-1858


  • [Persifor Frazer Smith (November 16, 1798-May 17, 1858) was a U.S. Army officer during the Seminole Wars and Mexican-American War. He was also one of the last governors of California before it became a state and he commanded the Department of Texas.]
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    • Birth Date

        17981116
    • Death Date

        18580517
    • Death Place

        Leavenworth, Kan.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Army
    • Gender

        male
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from LOC, Mss. Div. for Trist, N.P. Papers, 1795-1873 (Persifor Smith; Persifor Frazer Smith; 1798-1858)
    • found: DAB (Smith, Persifor Frazer; 1798-1858; s. Jonathan & Mary Anne (Frazer) Smith; grad. Coll. N.J.; moved to New Orleans; adj. gen'l, La.; judge, Lafayette, La.; col., U.S. Army, Mexican War; m. 1: Frances Jeanette Bureau; 2.: Anne Monica (Millard) Armstrong)
    • found: Persifor F. Smith letter, 1858 : (Persifor Frazer Smith, born November 16, 1798 , was a U.S. Army officer during the Seminole Wars and Mexican-American War. He was also one of the last governors of California before it became a state and he commanded the Department of Texas. He died May 17, 1858))
  • General Notes

    • [Persifor Frazer Smith (November 16, 1798-May 17, 1858) was a U.S. Army officer during the Seminole Wars and Mexican-American War. He was also one of the last governors of California before it became a state and he commanded the Department of Texas.]
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