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 Frederick Augustus Tritle

Frederick Augustus Tritle

Birth
Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Nov 1906 (aged 73)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Section 7, Block 10, Lot 1, Space 6
Memorial ID 9748 · View Source
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Arizona Territorial Governor. He attended the local schools in his home town and was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar. Starting in 1855 he began an almost constant move toward and around the west. He first moved to Des Moines Iowa and then to Council Bluffs, Iowa. In 1859 he moved to California and then to Nevada, where he married in 1862. In 1863 he moved to Virginia City, Nevada where, in 1867, he organized a mining company. He became the first member of the Nevada Senate in 1866. He was the losing candidate for the Nevada governor in 1870 and for the Nevada seat in the US Senate in 1880. Later in 1880 he was in the mining business in Arizona. He was appointed the Arizona Territorial Governor and served from 1882 to 1885.

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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9748
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Augustus Tritle (7 Aug 1833–18 Nov 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9748, citing Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .