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 Stephen Benton Elkins

Stephen Benton Elkins

Birth
Perry County, Ohio, USA
Death 4 Jan 1911 (aged 69)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6912007 · View Source
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Captain in the Kansas Militia, Civil War; Attorney General of the Territory of New Mexico, 1867; Delegate to Congress from the Territory of New Mexico, 1873-1877; settled in and founded the town of Elkins, West Virginia, around 1890; Secretary of War under President Benjamin Harrison, 1891-1893; United States Senator from West Virginia, 1895-1911; father of Senator Davis Elkins.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 7 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6912007
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stephen Benton Elkins (26 Sep 1841–4 Jan 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6912007, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .