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 Clinton Bowen Fisk

Clinton Bowen Fisk

Birth
York, Livingston County, New York, USA
Death 9 Jul 1890 (aged 61)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 5892361 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Major General. At the start of the Civil War, he was a successful banker in St. Louis and a Colonel in the 33d Missouri Regiment, National Army. Promoted Brigadier General in 1862, he participating in the seizure of Camp Jackson and served the remainder of the war as the Union Home Guards commander. He was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers in March, 1865. After the war he was assistant commissioner in the management of the Freedman's Bureau of Abandoned Lands in Kentucky and Tennessee. Clinton was the presidential candidate for the Prohibition Party in 1888. He came in third place behind Benjamin Harrison, who won, and Grover Cleveland. His mother was Lydia Aldrich Fisk.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 26 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5892361
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clinton Bowen Fisk (8 Dec 1828–9 Jul 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5892361, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .