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Francis Rawn Shunk
Birth: Aug. 7, 1788
Trappe
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1848
Harrisburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA

10th Pennsylvania Governor. He served as Governor of Pennsylvania from 1845 to 1848. Substitute candidate for governor in 1845 after the death of Democratic candidate Henry A. Muhlenberg. Was elected to a second term in 1847, but forced to resign on July 9, 1848 after contracting tuberculosis. He died 11 days later. (bio by: James Harry Lawrence) 
 
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  Jane Findlay Shunk (1792 - 1878)*
 
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Burial:
Augustus Lutheran Church Cemetery
Trappe
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: daytonflyers
Record added: Mar 13, 2005
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Francis Rawn Shunk
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Francis Rawn Shunk
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Francis Rawn Shunk
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