Charles P. Clever

Charles P. Clever

Birth
Cologne, Stadtkreis Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 8 Jul 1874 (aged 44)
Tome, Valencia County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 7089971 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Cologne, Prussia, he was educated at the University of Bonn, immigrated to the United States in 1848 and settled in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1850. There he was appointed United States Marshal for New Mexico in 1857, became one of the owners of the Santa Fe Weekly Gazette in 1858, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1861 and commenced to practice law in Santa Fe. He served as adjutant on the staff of General Canby at the Battle of Valverde in 1862, Adjutant General of New Mexico (1861-65, 1867-68) and New Mexico Attorney General, (1862-67). In 1867, he presented credentials as a Democratic Delegate-elect to the Fortieth Congress and served until 1869. After his term he served as a commissioner to revise and codify the laws of New Mexico and practiced law until his death at age 44 in Tome, New Mexico.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 7089971
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles P. Clever (23 Feb 1830–8 Jul 1874), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7089971, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .