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William Taylor Thornton

  • Birth 9 Feb 1843 Calhoun, Henry County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 16 Mar 1916 Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
  • Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
  • Memorial ID 7089774

US Governor, US Mayor. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War (1861-1865), Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1893 to 1897, and Mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1891. Also served as a Member of the Missouri State House of Representatives in 1876, and as a Member of the New Mexico Territorial Council in 1880.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7089774
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Taylor Thornton (9 Feb 1843–16 Mar 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7089774, citing Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .