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 Alvin Saunders

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Alvin Saunders Famous memorial

Birth
Fleming County, Kentucky, USA
Death
1 Nov 1899 (aged 82)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
Section: 21, Plot: 89, Grave: 1
Memorial ID
13065 View Source

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.

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 17 Oct 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 13065
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13065/alvin-saunders: accessed ), memorial page for Alvin Saunders (12 Jul 1817–1 Nov 1899), Find a Grave Memorial ID 13065, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .