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Francis Emory Warren
Birth: Jun. 20, 1844
Hinsdale
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1929
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, Wyoming Governor, US Senator. At the start of the Civil War he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 49th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. In actions at Port Hudson, L on May 27, 1863, Corporal Warren volunteers to take part in movements against Confederate Artillery position. After his entire platoon was destroyed by Confederate bombardment and Corporal Warren was wounded, he still disabled the enemy artillery. For gallantry on the battlefield, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. After the war, moved to Wyoming, where done business in real estate, mercantile and livestock. He became a member of Territorial Senate serving as president (1873-74, 1884-85) and was appointed 1st Governor of the Territory of Wyoming by President Chester Arthur in 1885. He had served as governor for only a short term, when he was elected as a Republican to the US Senate in 1890 and held the position until his death at the age 85 in Washington, D.C. Warren Air Force Base is named in his honor and his daughter was married to Army General John J. Pershing. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Spencer Warren (1823 - 1884)
  Cynthia Estella Abbott Warren (1825 - 1859)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Maria Smith Warren (1843 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Fred Emory Warren (____ - 1949)*
  Helen Frances Warren Pershing (1880 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Cheyenne
Laramie County
Wyoming, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Buchinski
Record added: Oct 05, 2001
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- Ceme-Terry Photographer
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
May GOD Bless you (R-Wy) Sen. Francais Emory Warren, CMOH as you have blessed us kin all so very well!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Mar. 9, 2014

- BeNotForgot
 Added: Sep. 3, 2013
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