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John Pierce St. John

  • Birth 25 Feb 1833 Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 31 Aug 1916 Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 15048714

Kansas Governor. He served in the Indian Wars from 1853 to 1854, and was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1860. During the Civil War he served as Captain of Company C, 68th Illinois Volunteer Infantry and as Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the 143rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He served as a member of the Kansas State Senate in 1873 and served as the eighth Governor of Kansas from 1879 to 1883. He was a Prohibition Party candidate for President during the 1884 Presidential Campaign.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 26 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15048714
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Pierce St. John (25 Feb 1833–31 Aug 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15048714, citing Olathe Memorial Cemetery, Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .