William Milo Stone by F.H. Morse. 1827-1893. Newspaper Editor, Soldier, Public Official, Governor. Born in Jefferson, County, New York, October 14, 1827. Removed to Knoxville, Iowa, 1854 and began the practice of law. Established the Knoxville Journal, 1855, and became its editor. District judge, 1857-1861. Major, 3rd Iowa Infantry and Colonel of 22nd Iowa Infantry, Civil War. Governor of Iowa, 1864-1866. Assistant Commissioner General Land Office, Washington, D.C., 1889; afterwards promoted to Commissioner. Delegate to Convention, Iowa City, 1856, which organized the Republican Party. Died in Oklahoma, July 18, 1893.
63" x 52" overall. 50.75" x 40.75" view. Ornate gold frame, sections missing. Brown background with blue curtains and bookshelf with books. Arm resting on desk. Subject facing right. Black suit and bowtie, white hair and sideburns.
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