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William Taylor Thornton
Birth: Feb. 9, 1843
Death: Mar. 16, 1916

US Governor, US Mayor. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War (1861-1865), Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1893 to 1897, and Mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1891. Also served as a Member of the Missouri State House of Representatives in 1876, and as a Member of the New Mexico Territorial Council in 1880. (bio by: K) 
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  William Tucker Thornton (1806 - 1874)
  Caroline Virginia Jefferson Taylor Thornton (1808 - 1848)
  Helen M Thornton (1846 - 1930)*
  Anna C Thornton (1841 - 1842)*
  William Taylor Thornton (1843 - 1916)
  Caroline V Thornton Stone Wilson (1846 - 1937)*
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Fairview Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
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Record added: Jan 17, 2003
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