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  Ankeny, Levi
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NameLevi Ankeny
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, Washington , United States
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Born August 01, 1844
DiedMarch 29, 1921 (76 years)
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Aug 01, 2008 06:26am
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InfoANKENY, Levi, a Senator from Washington; born near St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., August 1, 1844; crossed the plains to Oregon in 1850 with his parents and settled in Portland; attended the rural schools and Kingsley Academy, Portland, Oreg.; engaged in business in Lewiston, Orofino, and Florence, Idaho; interested in the cattle business; first mayor of Lewiston; moved to Walla Walla, Wash., and engaged in banking; appointed a member of the Pan American Exposition Commission and became its chairman; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, and served from March 4, 1903, to March 3, 1909; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908; chairman, Committee on Coast and Insular Survey (Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses), Committee on Irrigation (Fifty-ninth Congress), Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation (Sixtieth Congress); engaged in banking in Walla Walla, Wash., until his death on March 29, 1921; interment in Masonic Cemetery.

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