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Grover, La Fayette, 1823-1911


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    • Grover, L. F. (La Fayette), 1823-1911
    • Grover, Lafayette, 1823-1911
    • Grover, Mr. (La Fayette), 1823-1911
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    • found: His Inaugural address of Gov. L.F. Grover, 1870.
    • found: Concise DAB(Grover, La Fayette; b. 1823, d. 1911; gov. of Ore., 1871-1877, U.S. congressman and senator)
    • found: In the Senate of the United States, 1879?:p. 1 (Mr. Grover, from the Committee on Public Lands)
    • found: Dict. of Oregon history, 1989(Grover, Lafayette; b. Nov. 29, 1823; d. May 10, 1911; governor of Oregon from 1870-1877)
    • found: Biographical directory of the United States Congress website, viewed February 5, 2018(Grover, La Fayette, a Representative and a Senator from Oregon; born in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, November 29, 1823; attended Gould's Academy in Bethel and Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 1844-1846; studied law in Philadelphia and admitted to the bar in 1850; moved to Oregon in 1851 and entered upon the practice of law in Salem; elected by the Territorial legislature prosecuting attorney for the second judicial district and auditor of public accounts for the Territory; elected to the Territorial house of representatives in 1853 and 1855; appointed by the Department of the Interior as a commissioner to audit the spoliation claims growing out of the Rogue River Indian War in 1854; appointed by the Secretary of War a member of the board of commissioners to audit the Indian war expenses of Oregon and Washington in 1856; delegate to the convention which framed the constitution of Oregon in 1857; upon the admission of Oregon as a State into the Union was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (February 15, 1859, to March 3, 1859); was not a candidate for renomination in 1858; resumed the practice of law and engaged in the manufacture of woolens; Governor of Oregon 1871-1877, when he resigned, having been elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate; elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1877, to March 3, 1883; was not a candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Forty-sixth Congress); retired from public life and resumed the practice of law; died in Portland, Multnomah County, Oreg., May 10, 1911; interment in Riverview Cemetery)
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    • 1989-02-02: new
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