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  Marshall, William Rainey
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NameWilliam Rainey Marshall
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St. Paul, Minnesota , United States
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Born October 17, 1825
DiedJanuary 08, 1896 (70 years)
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Feb 10, 2004 08:15pm
Tags U.S. Army -
InfoWilliam R. Marshall -- of St. Croix Falls, Polk County, Wis.; St. Anthony, Hennepin County, Minn.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born near Columbia, Boone County, Mo., October 17, 1825. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1848; member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 5th District, 1849-50; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Minnesota, 1866-70; member of Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1874, 1876; appointed 1874, 1876. Swedenborgian. Succeeded in removing the word "white" (race) from the Minnesota state constitution. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 8, 1896. Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn. Marshall counties in Minn. and S.Dak. are named for him.


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