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 Henry Clarence Baldridge

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Henry Clarence Baldridge

  • Birth 24 Nov 1868 Carlock, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 8 Jun 1947 Parma, Canyon County, Idaho, USA
  • Burial Parma, Canyon County, Idaho, USA
  • Memorial ID 14986309

Idaho Governor. He was elected lieutentant governor of Idaho in 1922 and 1924 and governor in 1926 and 1928. He warned against excessive expansion of public building programs; but nevertheless, during his administration there were significant additions to the University of Idaho and various charitable institutions. A gasoline tax was instituted to finance the building of state highways. At the end of his administration, he organized the state's efforts to maintain wages and keep people employed at the beginning of the Great Depression.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
  • Added: 20 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14986309
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Clarence Baldridge (24 Nov 1868–8 Jun 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14986309, citing Parma Cemetery, Parma, Canyon County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .