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Horace Austin
Birth: Oct. 15, 1831
Canterbury
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1905
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Minnesota Governor. A graduate of a Litchfield Academy Maine, he taught school briefly before studying law, was admitted to the bar, then moved to St. Paul, Minnesota and practiced law. During the Sioux Rebellion in 1862, he served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. After his military service, he was a judge of the Sixth Judicial District, (1865-69). In 1870, he was elected as a Republican the 6th Governor of Minnesota, serving until 1874. While office, the state board of health was established, seventeen new counties were formed, the state constitution was revised and passenger-freight rate regulations were promoted. After his term, he served as the third auditor of the U.S. Treasury, as the registrar of the U.S. Land Office in Fargo, North Dakota and was a member of the Minnesota railroad commission, (1887-91). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Austin (1802 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Lena Morrill Austin (1835 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Austin (1862 - 1933)*
  Ida Austin (1865 - 1888)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Austin (____ - 1846)*
  Elizabeth C. Austin (____ - 1846)*
  Horace Austin (1831 - 1905)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Saint Paul
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Block 41, Lot 17
 
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Originally Created by: David McGuire
Record added: Oct 15, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6854288
Horace Austin
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 Added: Sep. 16, 2015

- Tom Mauer
 Added: Apr. 20, 2012
Thanks Gov Austin
- Dave Weiss
 Added: Nov. 27, 2010
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