John Pierce St. John


John Pierce St. John Famous memorial

Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana, USA
Death 31 Aug 1916 (aged 83)
Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 15048714 View Source

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.

Bio by: Tom DeNardo

Family Members



In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees



How famous was John Pierce St. John?

Current rating:

24 votes

to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tom DeNardo
  • Added: 26 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 15048714
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Pierce St. John (25 Feb 1833–31 Aug 1916), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15048714, citing Olathe Memorial Cemetery, Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .