Cyrus Clay Carpenter by David J. Gue. 1829-1898. Teacher, Legislator, Public Official. Born in Harford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, November 24, 1829. Removed to Fort Dodge, Iowa, 1854. County Surveyor, Webster County, 1856. Private Co. A, Spirit Lake Relief Expedition, 1857. Representative, 7th General Assembly 1858-1860; 20th, 1884-1886. Served as Captain and Comissary of Subsistence through Civil War. Register of State Land Office, 1866-1868. Second Comptroller of United States Treasury, 1876-1877. Railroad Commissioner of Iowa, 1878. United States Congressman, 1879-1883. Postmaster of Fort Dodge, Iowa, 1889-1893. Engaged in management of his farm and real estate business. Governor of Iowa, 1872-1876. Died in Fort Dodge, Iowa, May 29, 1898.
37" x 31 3/4" Gold frame, many cracks throughout, discoloration on top inner edge of frame. Discoloration on plaque. Green/yellow background. Subject facing forward. Wearing black jacket & bowtie. Grey hair. Artist's signature in corner.
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