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Samuel Beach Axtell

Samuel Beach Axtell, American senator, territorial governor. member United States House of Representatives from California, 40th-41st congresses, 1867-1871.

Background

  • Axtell, Samuel Beach was born on October 14, 1819 in Fanklyn County, Ohio, United States. Son of Samuel Loree and Nancy (Sanders) Axtell.

  • Education

    • Graduate Western Reserve College, 1844.

    Career

    • Became 1st district attorney Amador County, California, 1854, served 3 successive terms. Member United States House of Representatives from California, 40th-41st congresses, 1867-1871. Governor Utah, 1874-June 1875, New Mexico, 1875-1878.

      Chief justice Supreme Court New Mexico, 1882-1885. Chairman territorial Republican committee New Mexico, 1890.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives from California, 40th-41st congresses, 1867-1871.

    Connections

    • Married Adaline Williams, September 20, 1840.
    • father: Samuel Loree Axtell
    • mother: Nancy (Sanders) Axtell
    • spouse: Adaline Williams
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    Born October 14, 1819
    Died August 6, 1891
    (aged 71)
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