George Wrenshall Dent

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George Wrenshall Dent

  • Birth 30 Jan 1819
  • Death 17 Jan 1899 Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA
  • Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
  • Plot Section K
  • Memorial ID 110186590

From the Los Angeles Herald January 18, 1899:

"G. W. Dent Dead Brother-in-Law of the Late General Grant

"Oakland, Jan. 17. George W. Dent, brother-in-law of General U. S. Grant and uncle of U. S. Grant, jr., candidate for United States senator, died today at his home in Lorin from pneumonia, which caused heart failure. He was 79 years old. For sixteen years Mr. Dent was appraiser of customs at San Francisco. He was appointed by President Grant, and held office until retired by President Cleveland. Mr. Dent came to California in 1852, engaging in mining in Calaveras county. He represented San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties in the state senate in 1858, and later was interested in mining properties in Tuolumne county. He leaves a widow and a daughter."

Note:Lorin is now part of Berkeley, CA


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Gravesite Details Additional information from member danderup (#47889447)

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  • Created by: Larry White
  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110186590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Wrenshall Dent (30 Jan 1819–17 Jan 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110186590, citing Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Larry White (contributor 46875221) .