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James Henry Hawley
Birth: Jan. 17, 1847
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1929
Boise
Ada County
Idaho, USA

Idaho Governor, Boise Mayor. Reaching Idaho in 1862 s a 15 year old miner seeking to make his fortune in the gold rush, he went on to become the state's most prominent lawyer and had a reputation to have tried more murder cases than any attorney in the country. He was mayor of Boise, Governor of Idaho, and ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate. His administration as Governor from 1911 until 1913 established highway districts, the state Board of Education, and a banking law. (bio by: David M. Habben) 
 
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  Mary Elizabeth Bullock Hawley (1855 - 1915)*
 
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Burial:
Morris Hill Cemetery
Boise
Ada County
Idaho, USA
Plot: St. John's Section 4-324
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: David M. Habben
Record added: Mar 12, 2003
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James Henry Hawley
Added by: David M. Habben
 
James Henry Hawley
Added by: David M. Habben
 
James Henry Hawley
Added by: David M. Habben
 
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Aug. 3, 2014

- Nena Smothers
 Added: Feb. 28, 2014
Source: Idaho Dexuxe supplementJAMES H. HAWLEY, Idaho pioneer in manyparts of the state, a distinguished member of the bar, governor from 1910 to 1912, his record has ever beensuch as has reflected credit and honor upon the state that has honored him. Bor...(Read more)
- Kat Carter
 Added: Aug. 30, 2012
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