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Daniel Kerr
Birth: Jun. 18, 1836
South Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Oct. 7, 1916
Grundy Center
Grundy County
Iowa, USA

US Congressman. He immigrated to the United States from his native Scotland in 1841, was admitted to the bar in 1862 and commenced law practice in Edwardsville, Illinois. During the Civil War, he served as a First Lieutenant in Company G, 100th and 17th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he was a member of the Illinois State house of representatives in 1868. He moved to Iowa in 1870, was elected mayor of Grundy Center in 1877 and a member of the State house of representatives in 1883. In 1887, he was elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses, serving until 1891. Not a candidate for renomination, he resumed the practice of law and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1888 and 1896. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hugh Kerr (1803 - 1877)
  Margaret Galt Kerr (1806 - 1867)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Theresa Estabrook Kerr (1837 - 1915)
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Kerr (1831 - 1841)*
  Mary Kerr (1833 - 1905)*
  Daniel Kerr (1836 - 1916)
  Daniel Kerr (1836 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Grundy Center
Grundy County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 32, Space 3
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Aug 09, 2007
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