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Robert Edward Lucas
Birth: Apr. 1, 1781
Death: Feb. 7, 1853
Iowa City
Johnson County
Iowa, USA

Ohio Governor, Iowa Territorial Governor. Born in Shepardstown, Virginia (current-day West Virginia), during the War of 1812, he joined the state militia and eventually attained the rank of Major General. In addition to his military duties, he had an interest in politics. He served in the Ohio House of Representatives prior to the War of 1812, and served in the Ohio Senate several terms (1814 to 1822, 1824 to 1828, and 1829 to 1830). He was elected Governor of Ohio, serving from 1832 to 1838 and was appointed the first governor of the Territory of Iowa, seving from 1838 to 1841. He was a member of convention that formed the Iowa state constitution in 1844. (bio by: Shiver) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Lucas (1742 - 1814)
  Susannah Barnes Lucas (1745 - 1809)
 
 Spouses:
  Friendly Ashley Sumner Lucas (1796 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth Brown Lucas (1786 - 1812)*
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Lucas (1771 - 1808)*
  William Lucas (1773 - 1805)*
  Susannah Lucas Buckles (1773 - 1833)*
  Samuel Lucas (1775 - 1813)*
  Robert Edward Lucas (1781 - 1853)
  Lavisa Lucas Steenbergen (1783 - 1865)*
  John Lucas (1787 - 1825)*
  Abigail Lucas Cramer (1791 - 1842)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Iowa City
Johnson County
Iowa, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.66857, -91.52225
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: Jul 09, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7669857
Robert Edward Lucas
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Robert Edward Lucas
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Robert Edward Lucas
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Apr. 1, 2015
A public servent who served with honor
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 Added: Feb. 7, 2015
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