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Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865

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    • Doty, J. D. (James Duane), 1799-1865
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1799-11-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1865-06-13
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        • Affiliation Start: 1839
        • Affiliation End: 1853
        • Organization: United States. Congress. House
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Salem (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Salt Lake City (Utah)
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        (naf) United States
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    • found: His ALS, 1857 Mar. 8, to Geo. D. Emerson(J.D. Doty)
    • found: WWasWAm(James Duane Doty, 11/5/1799-6/13/1865; lawyer and judge in Michigan, 1819-1833; member of Congress from Wisconsin, 1838-1841, 1849-1853; gov. Wisconsin Terr., 1841-1844; gov. Utah Terr., 1863-1865)
    • found: James Duane Doty, frontier promoter, 1954
    • found: Utah Division of State History, via WWW, Feb. 13, 2002(James Duane Doty, 1799-1865; Governor of Utah 1863-1865; b. Salem N.Y., 1799; Wisconsin delegate to Congress, territorial governor and state legislator)
    • found: English Wikipedia website, viewed Sept. 14, 2017(James Duane Doty (Nov. 5, 1799--June 13, 1865) was a land speculator and politician in the United States who played an important role in the development of Wisconsin and Utah Territory)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, viewed online, Sept. 14, 2017(DOTY, James Duane, (cousin of Morgan Lewis Martin), a Delegate and a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Salem, Washington County, N.Y., Nov. 5, 1799; attended the common schools; studied law; moved to Detroit, Mich., in 1818; was admitted to the bar in 1819 and commenced practice in Detroit; secretary of the legislative council and clerk of court of Michigan Territory; United States judge for northern Michigan 1823-1832; member of the legislative council in 1834 and 1835; assisted in bringing about the division of Michigan Territory into the three Territories of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Iowa; preempted several tracts of Government land in the Territory of Wisconsin; laid out the capital of Wisconsin and named it Madison; successfully contested as a Democrat the election of George W. Jones as a Delegate to the Twenty-fifth Congress; reelected to the Twenty-sixth Congress and served from Jan. 14, 1839, to Mar. 3, 1841; Governor of the Territory of Wisconsin 1841-1844; delegate to the first constitutional convention of 1846; elected as a Democrat a Representative to the Thirty-first Congress and as an Independent Democrat to the Thirty-second Congress (Mar. 4, 1849-Mar. 3, 1853); appointed superintendent of Indian affairs for Utah Territory in 1861; treasurer and Governor of Utah Territory in 1863 and served until his death in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 13, 1865)
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