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Las Vegas

(Encyclopedia) Las Vegas läs vā´gəs [key], city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing…

Nathan Oakes MURPHY, Congress, AZ (1849-1908)

MURPHY, Nathan Oakes, a Delegate from the Territory of Arizona; born in Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine, October 14, 1849; attended the public schools; taught school in Wisconsin; went to the…

Frémont, John Charles

(Encyclopedia) Frémont, John Charles, 1813–90, American explorer, soldier, and political leader, b. Savannah, Ga. He taught mathematics to U.S. naval cadets, then became an assistant on…

John Noble GOODWIN, Congress, ME (1824-1887)

GOODWIN, John Noble, a Representative from Maine and a Delegate from the Territory of Arizona; born in South Berwick, York County, Maine, October 18, 1824; attended public schools and the…

Hugh Hiram PRICE, Congress, WI (1859-1904)

PRICE, Hugh Hiram, (son of William Thompson Price), a Representative from Wisconsin; born at Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wis., December 2, 1859; attended the grade and high schools, and…

Hiram Sanford STEVENS, Congress, AZ (1832-1893)

STEVENS, Hiram Sanford, a Delegate from the Territory of Arizona; born in Weston, Windsor County, Vt., March 20, 1832; received a limited education; farmer; in 1851 enlisted in Company I,…

Charles Debrille POSTON, Congress, AZ (1825-1902)

POSTON, Charles Debrille, a Delegate from the Territory of Arizona; born near Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky., April 20, 1825; attended the public schools; clerk in the county clerk's office;…

Curtis Coe BEAN, Congress, AZ (1828-1904)

BEAN, Curtis Coe, a Delegate from the Territory of Arizona; born in Tamworth, Carroll County, N.H., January 4, 1828; upon the death of his father moved with his mother to Gilmanton, Belknap…

Myron Hawley McCORD, Congress, WI (1840-1908)

McCORD, Myron Hawley, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Ceres, McKean County, Pa., November 26, 1840; attended Richburg Academy, New York; moved to Wisconsin in 1854 and settled in…

John Charles FRÉMONT, Congress, CA (1813-1890)

Senate Years of Service: 1850-1851Party: Democrat FRÉMONT, John Charles, (son-in-law of Thomas Hart Benton), a Senator from California; born in Savannah, Ga., January 21, 1813; pursued…