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Alexander R. Banks
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Birth: 1835
Death: 1924

From Who's Who in Topeka 1905

Banks, Alexander R.--Born, Allegheny City, Pa., Aug. 9, 1835; son of Rev. Joseph and Mary (Roseburg) Banks; married Jennie S. Roseburg, Allegheny Co., Pa., April 23, 1863; to Kansas April 3, 1855; to Topeka, 1887; was an Indian trader, and a soldier; has been special examiner, U.S. Bureau of Pensions for past 25 years. Res.: 705 Fillmore.


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Captain Alexander Banks (left) served as provost marshal of the Southern District of Kansas in 1863, and in that role negotiated with Confederate guerrilla leader William Clarke Quantrill for the surrender of the Eldridge Hotel during the raid on Lawrence, Kansas in August 1863.


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 Spouse:
  Jennie Roseburgh Banks (1839 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Same stone w/ Jennie Banks & Annie Banks
 
Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Sec 69
 
Created by: Oz
Record added: Jun 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14614337
Alexander R. Banks
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Alexander R. Banks
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Alexander R. Banks
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- Oz
 Added: Jan. 18, 2016
rest in peace
- Andy Banks
 Added: Feb. 2, 2008
 
 
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