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 Henry Goode Blasdel

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Henry Goode Blasdel Famous memorial

Birth
Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA
Death
26 Jul 1900 (aged 75)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot
36
Memorial ID
5996 View Source

Nevada Governor. Moving to Nevada in 1861, he was a farmer, a merchant and was appointed the recorder of Storey County. In 1864, he was elected as a Republican the 1st Nevada Governor, serving until 1870. While he was in office, the state government was organized, additional land was ceded to the state, plans were made for the first state capitol building and an Indian insurgence was dealt with. After his term, he retired from politics, moved to California and was active in milling until his death at age 75.

Nevada Governor. Moving to Nevada in 1861, he was a farmer, a merchant and was appointed the recorder of Storey County. In 1864, he was elected as a Republican the 1st Nevada Governor, serving until 1870. While he was in office, the state government was organized, additional land was ceded to the state, plans were made for the first state capitol building and an Indian insurgence was dealt with. After his term, he retired from politics, moved to California and was active in milling until his death at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Jul 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5996
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5996/henry-goode-blasdel: accessed ), memorial page for Henry Goode Blasdel (20 Jan 1825–26 Jul 1900), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5996, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.