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Orval Eugene Faubus
Birth: Jan. 7, 1910
Madison County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1994
Faulkner County
Arkansas, USA

Thirty-sixth Governor of Arkansas, 1955-1967. Faubus gained national attention in September 1957 when he summoned the Arkansas National Guard to prevent nine black students from integrating Little Rock Central High School. President Eisenhower subsequently sent federal troops to Little Rock to ensure the integration of the school. Faubus served longer than any other Arkansas governor. 
Family links: 
  Celia Alta Haskins Faubus (1912 - 2002)*
  Janice Ann Hines Faubus (1943 - 1996)*
   Faubus (1932 - 1932)*
   Faubus (1934 - 1934)*
  Farrell Eugene Faubus (1939 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Prostate cancer
Combs Cemetery
Madison County
Arkansas, USA
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Record added: Jan 30, 2001
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Orval Eugene Faubus
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Orval Eugene Faubus
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