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Ezra Perin Savage

Ezra Perin Savage, American ex-governor. member Neb.


  • Savage, Ezra Perin was born in 1842 in Connorsville, Indiana, United States. Son of Benjamin Warren and Hannah (Perin) Savage.

  • Education

    • Student Iowa (now Grinnell) College. Served under Grant and Sherman in Civil War.


    • 2d, Elvira Hess, of Lyons, Iowa, April, 1896 (died March 1, 1899). Admitted to bar; in grain and implement business, Lyons, Iowa. Cattle raiser, Crawford Company, Iowa, Custer Company, Nebraska.

      In business, S. Omaha, Nebraska. Now retired. Was first mayor of S. Omaha. Member Nebraska House of Representatives.

      Elected Lieutenant-governor of Nebraska, 1900, succeeding as governor for unexpired term (1901-1903) of Charles Henry Dietrich, resigned. Address: Tacoma, Washington.


    Member Neb.


    • Married Anna C. Rich, of Chicago, 1866 (died August 25, 1883).
    • father: Benjamin Warren Savage
    • mother: Hannah (Perin) Savage
    • spouse: Anna C. Rich
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    Born 1842