Alvin Saunders

Alvin Saunders

Fleming County, Kentucky, USA
Death 1 Nov 1899 (aged 82)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 13065 · View Source
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US Senator, Civil War Nebraska Territorial Governor. Served as the Governor of Nebraska Territory from 1861 to 1867, in which capacity he was a staunch Union supporter, and facilitated the raising of hundreds of Union troops from Nebraska. Elected as a Senator from Nebraska to the United States Senate, serving as a Republican from 1877 to 1883. He was the grandfather of William Henry Harrison, who served as a three-term Congressman from Wyoming in the 1950s and 60s.

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  • Added: 17 Oct 2000
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alvin Saunders (12 Jul 1817–1 Nov 1899), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13065, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .