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Corp Richard A. Conner

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Corp Richard A. Conner

  • Birth 20 Oct 1839 Butlerville, Jennings County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 15 Apr 1903 West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot WW I, West Central Section, Row E Grave 33
  • Memorial ID 10505308

Richard A. Conner, one of 13 children of pioneer settler of Jennings Co. IN, served in 6th IN Infantry in Civil War, wounded and captured at Chickamauga, 15 months in Confederate prisons, including Andersonville.Following War he co-owned Jennings Co. newspaper and served 4 year term as County Auditor. Served as Indiana State Librarian in 1877-79. Co-owned and operated Kentland Gazette in Newton Co. Indiana and had interests in newspapers in Chattanooga TN, Terre Haute Indiana and elsewhere. Died of TB as resident of Indiana Soldiers Home and was buried there in 1903. Married Louisa Burdge of Jennings Co., two children.


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  • Created by: Richard L, Conner
  • Added: 20 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10505308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Richard A. Conner (20 Oct 1839–15 Apr 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10505308, citing Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Richard L, Conner (contributor 46779838) .