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Catalog Number 00015
Object Name Portrait
Description Samuel Merrill b y David J. Gue. 1822-1899. Teacher, soldier, legislator, governor. Born in Turner, Maine, August 7, 1822. Removed to Tamworth, New Hampshire, 1847. Member of New Hampshire Legislature, 1854-1855. Removed to Iowa, 1856. Representative, 8, 8Ex, General Assembly, 1860-1861. Colonel, 21st Iowa Infantry, Civil War. Governor of Iowa, 1868-1872. Removed to California, 1866 (date needs checking). Died in Los Angeles, California, August 31, 1899.
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