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Jonathan Jennings
Birth: 1784
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1834
Clark County
Indiana, USA

First governor of Indiana, from 1816-1822, he later served in the House of Representatives. Elected as territorial delegate to Congress in 1809, 1811, 1812, and 1814. Elected to serve as President of Constitutional Convention for Indiana in summer of 1816. Elected as first Governor of the State of Indiana and took office November 7, 1816. Resigned governorship on September 12, 1822 to serve as representative to Congress from second congressional district. Re-elected as rep. in 1824, 1826, and 1828. Served on commissions in 1818 and 1832 to negotiate treaties with the Potawatomi, Wea, and Miami Indians. 
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  Clarissa Barbee Jennings*
  Ann Gilmore Hay Jennings (1792 - 1826)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Alcoholism
Charlestown Cemetery
Clark County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Just north of the cemetery entrance at Pleasant & Harrison Streets
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 30, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5796
Jonathan Jennings
Added by: Indiana Historical Bureau
Jonathan Jennings
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Jonathan Jennings
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Thank you for serving as the first governor of the great state of Indiana after her admission to the Union. Your name may be forgotten, but your legacy remains.
- Holly Burke
 Added: Jul. 26, 2016
Delegate to the 1816 Indiana State Constitutional Convention
- Liz Owens
 Added: Jul. 9, 2016

- R I P
 Added: Jul. 26, 2015
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