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James Wilson Grimes
Birth: Oct. 20, 1816
Death: Feb. 7, 1872

Civil War US Senator, 3rd Iowa Governor. Elected as Governor of Iowa, serving from 1854 to 1858. Elected as a Republican to the United States Senate from Iowa, serving from 1859 to 1869, when ill health forced his resignation. He was a member of the US Senate throughout the entire length of the Civil War, and was a member of the failed 1861 Peace Commission that unsuccessfully attempted to avert the war. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Aspen Grove Cemetery
Burlington
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
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