James Charles Dahlman

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James Charles Dahlman

  • Birth 15 Dec 1856 Yorktown, DeWitt County, Texas, USA
  • Death 21 Jan 1930 Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Section 11 -- Lot 177 -- Grave 0
  • Memorial ID 37064743

James Dahlman was one of the sixty cowboys in Captain Seth Bullock's Cowboy Brigade who took their horses to Washington DC in March of 1905 to ride in the inaugural parade to honor President Teddy Roosevelt.

He came west and worked as a cowboy. He lived in Chadron, Nebraska for twelve years and was a former sheriff of Dawes County. He later relocated to Omaha and served as mayor for twenty-seven years.

Additional information from: Who's Who in the World, 1912:

Son of Charles and Mary Dahlman. Educated in the public schools of Texas; went to Nebraska, 1876. Member, city council 1884-87; mayor, 1894-95, Chadron, Neb.; sheriff, Dawes Co. thee terms. delegate to the Democratic Nat'l Convention 1892, 1896; appointed sec. of State Bd. of Transportation 1897; chairman Dem. State Com., 1896-1900; mem., Dem. Nat'l Com. from Neb., 1900-08, and appointed on executive com; chairman Dem. Co. Com., Douglas Co. Mayor of Omaha 1906-09.
Married Dec. 20, 1884, to Hattie Abbott, of Union Iowa. Address: 2901 Hickory St., Omaha, Neb.


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  • Created by: dolph72
  • Added: 13 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37064743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Charles Dahlman (15 Dec 1856–21 Jan 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37064743, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by dolph72 (contributor 46897673) .