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Louis Kossuth Church
Birth: Dec. 11, 1846
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1897
Juneau
Juneau Borough
Alaska, USA

Dakota Territory Governor. He was admitted to the bar in the late 1860s, commenced practicing law and in 1874, served on the court of Judge N. B. Moore in New York City. A popular litigator, he himself was appointed judge and elected to the New York Legislature 1882. Because of Church's good reputation as a judge, President Cleveland appointed him Chief Justice of the Dakota Territorial Supreme Court in 1885. He served in post until February 21, 1887, when President Cleveland appointed him Governor of Dakota Territory. Church became very unpopular as Governor because of his opposition to separate statehood and thus he resigned as Governor on March 9, 1889. After leaving office, he returned to practicing law in Seattle, Washington and During a trip to Alaska, died from complications of pneumonia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emma Jean Murphy Church (1851 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Dacotah Church Nulton (1887 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Everett
Snohomish County
Washington, USA
Plot: Block 3, Lot 81
 
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Record added: Oct 27, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6882789
Louis Kossuth Church
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Louis Kossuth Church
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