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Samuel Beach Axtell

senator , territorial governor

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