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Col Isaac Pusey Gray

Col Isaac Pusey Gray

Birth
Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Feb 1895 (aged 66)
Mexico City, Cuauhtémoc Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Burial Union City, Randolph County, Indiana, USA
Plot Gray Mausoleum
Memorial ID 11911 · View Source
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Indiana Governor. Settling in Union City, Indiana, in 1855, he established a dry goods business, organized the Citizens Bank, as major stockholder and president. During the Civil War, he served as Colonel of the 4th Indiana Cavalry, the 106th Regiment Union Army and organized the 147th Regiment. After the war, he entered politics was a member of the Indiana State Senate, (1866-72) and was Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, (1876-80). With the death of Governor James Williams, he assumed the duties of Governor, serving (1880-81). In 1884, he was elected as Democrat the 20th Governor of Indiana, serving until 1889. During his tenure, funding was secured for the renovation of the soldiers' orphan home in Knightstown and construction of a school was funded in Fort Wayne. After leaving office, he was appointed by President Grover Cleveland U. S. Minister to Mexico, in 1893 and served until his death at age 66.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 27 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11911
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Isaac Pusey Gray (18 Oct 1828–14 Feb 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11911, citing Union City Cemetery, Union City, Randolph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .