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John Thomas Caine

  • Birth 8 Jan 1829 Patrick, Glenfaba, Isle of Man
  • Death 20 Sep 1911 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 42113380

US Congressman. Born in the Isle of Man, he immigrated to the United States in 1846 and lived in New York City until he settled in the Territory of Utah as a teacher in 1852. He served as Secretary of the Utah Territorial Council for sessions from 1856 to 1882 and was recorder of Salt Lake City, 1876 to 1882. In 1882, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth, Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses and on the People's Party ticket to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses, serving until 1893. Not a candidate for renomination, he assumed the position of manager of the Salt Lake Herald and was a member of the Utah State Senate in 1896.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 18 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42113380
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thomas Caine (8 Jan 1829–20 Sep 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42113380, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .