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Henry Adoniram Swift
Birth: Mar., 1823
Ravenna
Portage County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1869
Saint Peter
Nicollet County
Minnesota, USA

Henry Adoniram Swift: Third Governor of the State of Minnesota, Republican, 1863-1864. Father-in-law of Gideon S. Ives who served as mayor of St. Peter, Minnesota in 1885 and as Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota from 1891 to 1893. Henry A. Swift was the second governor from St. Peter, Minnesota, the others were. Willis A. Gorman, Horace Austin, Andrew R. McGill and John A. Johnson. Swift served in the Minnesota Senate from 1860 to 1868. He became Lieutenant Governor in 1863 on the resignation of Ignatius Donnely, and succeeded to the Governorship in July 1863 on the resignation of Governor Alexander Ramsey. Declining a second term as governor, Swift returned to his senate seat in 1864. In 1867 he was appointed to head the U. S. Land Office in St. Peter by President Andrew Johnson. Swift contracted typhoid fever and died at his home in St. Peter. He was buried in Ravenna, Ohio at the request of his parents. 
 
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  Mary Elizabeth Swift Ives (1855 - 1926)*
 
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Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Ravenna
Portage County
Ohio, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 18, 2001
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