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William A. Poynter

governor

William A. Poynter, American governor. Member Nebraska legislature, 1885; member State commission, Trans-Mississippi Exposition, 1898.

Background

Poynter, William A. was born on May 29, 1848 in Eureka, Illinois, United States. Son of Review W. C. Poynter.

Education

Graduate Eureka College, 1867.

Career

Member Nebraska legislature, 1885. State senator, 1891, and president pro tem. Candidate for Congress, 1893.

Member State commission, Trans-Mississippi Exposition, 1898. Supreme commander American Order of Protection, January 1, from 1901. Governor of Nebraska, 1899-1901.

Fusionist. Home: Lincoln, Neb.

Membership

Member Nebraska legislature, 1885. Member State commission, Trans-Mississippi Exposition, 1898.

Connections

Married Marie McCorkle, 1869.

father:
Review W. C. Poynter. Poynter

spouse:
Marie McCorkle