John Hardy Steele

John Hardy Steele

Birth
Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death 4 Jul 1865 (aged 76)
Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot Steele family plot
Memorial ID 41661984 · View Source
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New Hampshire Governor. Born In Salisbury, North Carolina, he was Governor of New Hampshire from 1844 to 1846. He was elected to the State House of Representatives in 1829. He was responsible for starting the first power loom in Peterborough, New Hampshire, becoming a prominent cloth manufacturer and mechanic. He started his own cotton mill, Union Manufacturing Company, and served as its superintendent from 1824 to 1845. He was a freemason and died in Peterborough.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
  • Added: 7 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41661984
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hardy Steele (4 Jan 1789–4 Jul 1865), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41661984, citing Village Cemetery, Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .