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John Fitch Kinney
Birth: Apr. 2, 1816
New Haven
Oswego County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1902
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1837, commenced law practice in Ohio in 1839 and moved to Lee County, Iowa in 1844. He was secretary of the State council from 1845 to 1846, prosecuting attorney of Lee County in 1846 - 1847, judge of the supreme court of Iowa from 1847 until January 1854, when he was appointed by President Franklin Pierce as chief justice of the supreme court of the Territory of Utah and served from January 1854 to 1857. On June 26, 1860, he was again appointed as chief justice of the Territory of Utah by President James Buchanan and served until March 1863, when he was elected Utah Democrat delegate to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1865. In February 1867, he was appointed by President Chester A. Arthur as agent of the Yankton Sioux Indians and served from December 11, 1884, until January 1, 1889, when he resigned. He relocated in San Diego, California and resumed the practice of law until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Hannah Hall Kinney (1816 - 1895)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Division 2-5, Lot 20, Grave 6
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Apr 15, 2005
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John Fitch Kinney
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