John Henry Gear

John Henry Gear

Birth
Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Death 14 Jul 1900 (aged 75)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Plot BLOCK:241, PLOT:001, GRAVE: 06
Memorial ID 6133093 · View Source
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US Congressman, US Senator, 10th Iowa Governor. Elected as Governor of Iowa, serving from 1878 to 1882. Elected to Represented IA’s 1st District in the House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1891. Appointed as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury during the Benjamin Harrison Administration, serving from 1892 to 1893. Elected as a Senator from Iowa, serving from 1895 until his death in office in 1900.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 28 Jan 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6133093
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Gear (7 Apr 1825–14 Jul 1900), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6133093, citing Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .