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 Andrew Ryan McGill

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Andrew Ryan McGill Famous memorial

Birth
Saegertown, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
31 Oct 1905 (aged 65)
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Burial
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID
38233628 View Source

Minnesota Governor. An educator, newspaper editor, and insurance commissioner, McGill was elected Governor of Minnesota in 1886. He took office on January 5, 1887. During his term, the state school tax was adopted, iron ore was discovered on the Mesabi Range, and a state normal school was opened in Moorhead, Minnesota. He left office on January 9, 1889. He was elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1898 and 1902 and was appointed postmaster of Saint Paul in 1900.

Minnesota Governor. An educator, newspaper editor, and insurance commissioner, McGill was elected Governor of Minnesota in 1886. He took office on January 5, 1887. During his term, the state school tax was adopted, iron ore was discovered on the Mesabi Range, and a state normal school was opened in Moorhead, Minnesota. He left office on January 9, 1889. He was elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1898 and 1902 and was appointed postmaster of Saint Paul in 1900.

Bio by: Thomas Fisher


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
  • Added: 12 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 38233628
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38233628/andrew-ryan-mcgill: accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Ryan McGill (19 Feb 1840–31 Oct 1905), Find a Grave Memorial ID 38233628, citing Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .