John Quincy Adams Tufts

John Quincy Adams Tufts

Birth
Aurora, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA
Death 4 Sep 1902 (aged 62)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 7406899 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Aurora, Indiana, he moved with his parents to Muscatine County, Iowa, in 1852. He served in the Iowa State House of Representatives (1870-74) and was also the chairman of the Railroad Committee of the Iowa House. In 1875, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth Congress serving until 1877. Not a canidate for re-election, he accepted an appointment as United States Indian agent of Indian Territory Oklahoma, serving (1879-87). In 1888, he relocated to California, engaged in the real estate and was president of the Los Angeles Board of Aldermen (1892-96). He died at age 68 on August 10, 1908, in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Quincy Adams Tufts (12 Jul 1840–4 Sep 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7406899, citing Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .