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Turner Mastin Marquett

Turner Mastin Marquett, American railway attorney, legislator. member Nebraska Territorial House of Representatives, 1857-1860, Council of Nebraska Territory, 1860-1864.

Background

  • Marquett, Turner Mastin was born on July 9, 1829 in Clark County Ohio. Son of John T. and Julia (Wright) Marquett.

  • Education

    • Graduate Ohio U., Athens, 1855.

    Career

    • Admitted to Nebraska bar, 1857. Member Nebraska Territorial House of Representatives, 1857-1860, Council of Nebraska Territory, 1860-1864. Prominent in Nebraska statehood movement.

      Elected to the United States House of Representatives from Nebraska, June 1866 (in the event that Nebraska was granted statehood), took office when Nebraska became state March 2, 1867, with only 2 days remaining in term. General attorney Missouri River and Burlington Railroad Company, 1869-1894.

    Membership

    Member Nebraska Territorial House of Representatives, 1857-1860, Council of Nebraska Territory, 1860-1864.

    Connections

    • Married Harriett Borders, 1861. Married second, Mistress.
    • father: John T. Marquett
    • mother: Julia (Wright) Marquett
    • spouses: Harriett Borders
    • Mistress
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    Born July 9, 1829
    Died December 22, 1894
    (aged 65)
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