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LTC Edward William Lucas
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Birth: 1825
Pike County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1900

LUCAS, Edward W. (Col.) -- CIVIL WAR VETERAN -- 1825 17Dec1900
Oakland Iowa City Johnson

14th Ia. Inf. (Lt. Col.)
Edward William Lucas, a farmer and the present representative in the Iowa Legislature from Johnson County, and a son of Governor Lucas, the first territorial Governor of Iowa, was born September 13, 1825, in Pike county, Ohio. He first came to Johnson county in 1840; he was married September 29, 1852, to Miss Phoebe A. Clark, at Des Moines, Iowa, a sister of Hon E Clark, of Iowa City. This union is blessed with three children living, Robert, Edward K., and Clark S. He was as soldier in the Late civil war as Lieutenant Colonel and the Fourteenth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, Commissioned October 30, 1861, and was taken prisoner at the battle of Shiloh, TennesseeApril 6, 1862, and was paroled from Libby prison, October 13, 1862; he entered the service again after he was exchanged, and resigned in 1863 to organize a calvary regiment, but Iowa's quote of calvary was full. He was postmaster of Iowa city for twenty-five months, appointed under Johnson administration in April, 1867, and was removed by U S Grant in May, 1869. A democrat in politics, and was elected a member of the legislature of Iowa from Johnson county, and served in the General Assembly of 1861 He was one of the original members of the first agricultural society of Johnson county, and was its president at one time, he takes a great deal of interest in fine stock, has now fifteen head of fine horses, forty-five or fifty head of fine Short-horn cattle. He has a fine orchard of about four hundred trees and all kinds of fruit trees. He is a member of the Iowa State Improved Stock Breeders Association, he is a member of the Masonic bodies of Iowa City.

Family links: 
  Robert E. Lucas (1781 - 1853)
  Friendly Ashley Sumner Lucas (1796 - 1873)
  Phoebe A. Clark Lucas (1828 - 1911)
  Edward Kirkwood Lucas (1855 - 1886)*
  Minerva Lucas Sumner (1811 - 1886)**
  Sumner Lucas (1817 - 1831)*
  Susan Lucas (1823 - 1893)*
  Edward William Lucas (1825 - 1900)
  Mary Lucas (1827 - 1909)*
  Robert Sumner Lucas (1832 - 1877)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
Iowa City
Johnson County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Conley Wolterman
Record added: Mar 27, 2012
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LTC Edward William Lucas
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2012

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