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 Wesley Powell

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Wesley Powell

Birth
Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 6 Jan 1981 (aged 65)
Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot Governor Powell Plot
Memorial ID 42419927 View Source
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New Hampshire Governor. Born in Portsmouth, he was Governor from 1959 to 1963, winning on the Republican ticket for two terms. During his tenure he was a strong supporter of state aid to highway construction and tourism. He had been wounded and honored for his service in World War II in the Bomber Command of the Army Air Corps, European Theater of Operations. After leaving office he was an attorney in Manchester and Hampton Falls where he died.

Bio by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
  • Added: 27 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 42419927
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/42419927/wesley-powell : accessed ), memorial page for Wesley Powell (13 Oct 1915–6 Jan 1981), Find a Grave Memorial ID 42419927, citing Wilder Cemetery, Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .