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Samuel Beach Axtell
Birth: Oct. 14, 1819
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1891
Morristown
Morris County
New Jersey, USA

U.S. Congressman, Utah Governor, New Mexico Governor. Graduating from Western Reserve College, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced to practice law in Mount Clemens, Michigan. Gong to California, in 1851, he engaged in mining and was prosecuting attorney of Amador County, (1854-60). In 1867, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses, serving until 1871. Not a candidate for re-nomination, President Grant; appointed him Governor of Utah Territory in 1874 and then as Governor of New Mexico Territory, (1875-78). After leaving office, he was chief justice of the supreme court of the Territory of New Mexico, (1882-85). He then engaged in the practice of law and was counsel of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company, when he died at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Loree Axtell (1791 - 1855)
  Nancy Sanders Axtell (1792 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Adaline S. Williams Axtell (____ - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Clifford Axtell (1844 - 1912)*
 
 Siblings:
  Silas Henry Axtell (1813 - 1897)*
  Ephraim Sanders Axtell (1814 - 1893)*
  Sarah Ann Axtell Snook (1817 - 1900)*
  Samuel Beach Axtell (1819 - 1891)
  Rufus Sanders Axtell (1822 - 1846)*
  Martha Dodd Axtell Hayes (1826 - 1889)*
  Nancy Kezia Axtell Alexander (1828 - 1915)*
  Josephus Sanders Axtell (1832 - 1850)*
  Pamela Guerin Axtell Immen (1837 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Churchyard
Morristown
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 30, 2005
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Samuel Beach Axtell
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