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 David Marston Clough

David Marston Clough

Birth
Lyme, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 28 Aug 1924 (aged 77)
Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
Burial Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
Plot Block 52, Lot 1
Memorial ID 10788 · View Source
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Minnesota Governor. Moving to Minnesota, in 1855, he and his brother established the successful Clough Brothers Company, lumber business. He was a member of the Minneapolis City Council, (1883-88), a member of the Minnesota State Senate, (1887-91) and served as the Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, (1892-95). When Governor Knute Nelson resigned from office, Clough was appointed as a Republican the 13th Governor of Minnesota, serving (1895-99). During his administration a board of pardons was created, child labor laws were advanced, the Red Lake Chippewa Indian Reservation was opened to settlement and troops were organized for deployment in the Spanish-American War. After completing his second term, he retired from political life and relocated to Washington State until his death at age 77.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10788
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Marston Clough (27 Dec 1846–28 Aug 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10788, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .