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John W Dawson
Birth: Oct. 21, 1820
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1877, USA

US Congressman. Elected to represent Indiana in the United States House of Representatives in 1858. Also served as a Candidate for Indiana State House of Representatives in 1854, Candidate for Secretary of State of Indiana in 1856, and Governor of Utah Territory in 1861. In December 1861, after less than a month as Territorial Governor he fled Utah amid controversy and scandal. Later he was caught by three men near Salt Lake City and was badly injured. (bio by: K) 
 
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  Amanda M. Thornton Dawson (1832 - 1914)*
 
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Burial:
Lindenwood Cemetery
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 25, 2003
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