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 Nehemiah Green

Nehemiah Green

Birth
Grassy Point, Hardin County, Ohio, USA
Death 12 Jan 1890 (aged 52)
Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas, USA
Burial Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 6635473 · View Source
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Kansas Governor. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1859 and was a Methodist minister for various churches in Ohio. During the Civil War, he served as a Sergeant Major 153rd Infantry, Union Army, until a serious lung illness forced him to leave the service in 1864. Moving to Manhattan, Kansas, he served as a minister and was elected Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, in 1866. When Governor Samuel Crawford resigned, Green was elected as a Republican the fourth Governor of Kansas, serving (1868-69). After leaving office, he returned to the ministry and served in the Kansas House of Representatives, (1880-82). He died at age 52 from lingering complications from his Civil War illness.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6635473
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nehemiah Green (8 Mar 1837–12 Jan 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6635473, citing Sunset Cemetery, Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .