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 Samuel Bigger

Samuel Bigger

Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Sep 1846 (aged 44)
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Burial Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 11178 · View Source
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Indiana's seventh Governor. Bigger served as Indiana's Governor from 1840 to 1843. Born and educated in Ohio, he moved to Indiana in 1829. He served in the state's lower house in 1833 to 1835 and under the Whig ticket, became Governor of Indiana in 1840. Bigger served as Governor until 1843. Unable to get re-elected for a 2nd term, Bigger moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana to practice law.

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"Seventh governor of the state of Indiana, 1840-1844. Lawyer, Legislator, Judge and Governor"




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Bigger (20 Mar 1802–9 Sep 1846), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11178, citing McCulloch Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .