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Catalog Number 00029
Object Name Portrait
Description John Henry Gear by unknown artist. 1825-1900. Governor, Public Official, United States Congressman. Born at Ithaca, New York, April 7, 1825. Removed to Burlington, Iowa, 1843. Mayor of Burlington, Iowa, 1843. Representative 14, 15, 16, General Assembly, 1872-1878; Speaker of the House in 15th and 16th Assemblies. Governor of Iowa, 1878-1882. United States Congressman, 1887-1891, 19\893-1895. United States Senator, 1895-1900. Assistant Secretary of the United States Treasury, 1891-1892. Died in Washington, D.C., July 14, 1900.
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