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Samuel Rinnah Van Sant
Birth: May 11, 1844
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1936
Attica
Fountain County
Indiana, USA

Politician and soldier. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Van Sant was the Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1895, and served as Minnesota governor from 1901 to 1905. He was also a three-time delegate from Minnesota to the Republican National Convention, and a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. (bio by: Dustin Oliver) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Wesley Van Sant (1810 - 1902)
  Lydia Anderson Van Sant (1812 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Hall Van Sant (1848 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Paul Van Sant (1869 - 1870)*
  Grant Van Sant (1872 - 1939)*
  Gertie Van Sant (1872 - 1872)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adam Clarke Van Sant (1832 - 1921)*
  Hester Ann Rodgers Van Sant Harris (1834 - 1908)*
  Elias A Van Sant (1838 - 1898)*
  Samuel Rinnah Van Sant (1844 - 1936)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glendale Cemetery
Le Claire
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Elev. 697'
GPS (lat/lon): 41.5915, -90.36285
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dustin Oliver
Record added: May 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7460800
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39th Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, 1909-1910. The Union Forever!
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