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Frank Steunenberg
Birth: Aug. 8, 1861
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1905
Canyon County
Idaho, USA

Idaho Governor. In 1896 he won the Democratic nomination for Governor of Idaho by endorsing "fusion" with the Populist ticket, then went on to win the governorship by the biggest landslide in Idaho's history. When labor violence erupted in northern Idaho in 1899, Governor Steunenberg took a tough stance. He declared martial law and asked President William McKinley to send federal troops, leading to the arrest of hundreds of union activists. He returned to his home in Caldwell, Idaho on December 30, 1905, pulled a wooden slide that opened the gate to his side door, and triggering a bomb that exploded, mortally wounding. Within an hour, he was dead. Governor Steunenberg's assassination was found to be in retaliation for his strong anti-union measures. (bio by: David M. Habben) 
Family links: 
  Bernardus Steunenberg (1824 - 1907)
  Cornelia Keppel Steunenberg (1833 - 1876)
  Eveline Keppel Steunenberg (1863 - 1951)*
  Julian Pope Steunenberg (1886 - 1966)*
  Felix Steunenberg (1888 - 1894)*
  Frances Lucy Steunenberg Eastman (1892 - 1956)*
  Frank Willis Steunenberg (1900 - 1990)*
  Edna Jessie Steunenberg Maves (1902 - 1981)*
  Delia Steunenberg Brobst (1854 - 1920)*
  William L Steunenberg (1857 - 1946)*
  John Steunenberg (1858 - 1923)*
  Frank Steunenberg (1861 - 1905)
  Albert K Steunenberg (1863 - 1907)*
  Elizabeth Van Wyngarden (1865 - 1943)*
  Elizabeth Steunenberg Van Wyngarden (1865 - 1943)*
  Charles B Steunenberg (1867 - 1948)*
  George Edward Steunenberg (1870 - 1954)*
  Josephine Belle Steunenberg Mumford (1872 - 1965)*
  Grace Steunenberg Crookham (1875 - 1951)*
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Canyon Hill Cemetery
Canyon County
Idaho, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 43.69063, -116.67753
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Record added: Jul 02, 2002
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Frank Steunenberg
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Frank Steunenberg
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