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Andrew Horatio Reeder

  • Birth 12 Jul 1807 Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 5 Jul 1864 Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 8242996

The first Governor of the Territory of Kansas. President Franklin Pierce appointed him governor on June 29th, 1854, and he was removed for his refusal to use his position to aid in making Kansas a slave state. He was elected the first delegate to congress from the territory, and first United States senator after its admission to the Union. He was appointed brigadier-general in the regular army, by President Lincoln, at the outbreak of the Civil War.

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Gravesite Details h/o Amalia (Hutter) Reeder, s/o Absalom Reeder

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  • Originally Created by: Rich H.
  • Added: 4 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8242996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Horatio Reeder (12 Jul 1807–5 Jul 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8242996, citing Easton Cemetery, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .