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COL Samuel A. Buckmaster

COL Samuel A. Buckmaster

Birth
Death unknown
Burial Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 11149 · View Source
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Colonel Buckmaster was mayor of Alton twice & was elected to the Illinois House on three different occasions, once serving as Speaker. He was elected to the State Senate twice & twice was defeated for governor. He was also the warden of the Illinois State Penitentiary at Alton form 1846 until its closure in 1860.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 25 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11149
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL Samuel A. Buckmaster (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11149, citing Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .