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 Robert Patterson Kennedy

Robert Patterson Kennedy

Birth
Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, USA
Death 6 May 1918 (aged 78)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 6, Lot 196
Memorial ID 5995138 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. At the start of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry and was commissioned an officer. He was promoted Major assistant adjutant general of the 23rd Regiment in October, 1862 and later Colonel in command of the 196th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. For his war service he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers, March 13, 1865. After the war, he was appointed by President Hayes collector of internal revenue of Ohio and served as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1885 to 1887. In 1887, he was elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses, serving until 1891.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5995138
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Patterson Kennedy (23 Jan 1840–6 May 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5995138, citing Bellefontaine City Cemetery, Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .