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 William Horace Clagett

William Horace Clagett

Birth
Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Death 3 Aug 1901 (aged 62)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 6885977 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Prince Georges County, Maryland, he studied at the Albany Law School New York, was admitted to the bar in 1858, then moved to Nevada and began prospecting and mining in 1861. He went into Nevada politics, serving in the Territorial House of Representatives (1862-65), then moved into the Montana and Dakota Territories and practiced law. In 1871, he was elected as a Republican Delegate from Montana to the Forty-second Congress, serving until 1873. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law in the North West before relocating to Washington in 1895. He died at age 62 in Spokane, Washington.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6885977
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Horace Clagett (21 Sep 1838–3 Aug 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6885977, citing Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .