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 Paris Chipman Dunning

Paris Chipman Dunning

Birth
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 May 1884 (aged 78)
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Plot Old Spencer
Memorial ID 8476 · View Source
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Indiana Governor. He attended an academy in Greensboro, North Carolina, studied medicine in Kentucky, moved to Indiana, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1833 and commenced to practice law in Bloomington. He was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives, (1833-36), a member of the Indiana State Senate, (1836-40) and served as the Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, (1846-48). In 1848, he was elected as a Democrat the 9th Governor of Indiana, serving until 1849. Refusing to take another public office, he practiced law until his death at age 78.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8476
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paris Chipman Dunning (15 Mar 1806–9 May 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8476, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .