Abraham Van Vorhes

Last updated

  1. Mitchener & Matthews (22 December 1842). "Standing Committees of the Ohio Legislature". The Ohio Democrat. Vol. 3, no. 49. New Philadelphia, OH. ISSN   2372-8612. LCCN   sn84028889.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Death of Major Van Vorhes". Daily Globe (obituary). Vol. II, no. 11. Saint Paul, MN. 25 January 1879. p. 3. Retrieved 27 December 2020 via the Library of Congress.
  3. Walker 1869, p. 179.
  4. Inter-State Publishing Co. 1883, p. 613.
  5. 1 2 3 4 Easton 1909, p. 336.
  6. 1 2 "Van Vorhes, Abraham". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Minnesota Legislature.
  7. Easton 1909, p. 213–214.
  8. Walker 1869, p. 303–305.

Bibliography


Major
Abraham Van Vorhes
Member of the Minnesota TerritorialHouseofRepresentatives
from the 1st district
In office
January 2, 1856 January 6, 1857
Flag of Ohio.svg

This article about a member of the Ohio House of Representatives is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Related Research Articles

Alexander Ramsey American politician

Alexander Ramsey was an American politician. He served as a Whig and Republican over a variety of offices between the 1840s and the 1880s. He was the first Minnesota Territorial Governor.

Morton S. Wilkinson American politician

Morton Smith Wilkinson was an American politician.

Moses K. Armstrong

Moses Kimball Armstrong was an American surveyor who served as a delegate from Dakota Territory to the United States House of Representatives.

John Brough 26th Governor of Ohio

John Brough was a War Democrat politician from Ohio. He served as the 26th governor of Ohio during the final years of the American Civil War, dying in office of gangrene shortly after the war concluded.

Theodore M. Pomeroy American politician

Theodore Medad Pomeroy was an American businessman and politician from New York who served as the 26th speaker of the United States House of Representatives for one day, from March 3, 1869, to March 4, 1869, the shortest American speakership term in history. He represented New York's 24th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1861 to 1869. He also served as the mayor of Auburn, New York, from 1875 to 1876, and in the New York State Senate from 1878 to 1879.

James Kilbourne American politician

James Kilbourne was an American surveyor, politician from Ohio, and Episcopalian clergyman. He served two terms in the United States House of Representatives from 1813 to 1817.

John Edward Mower was a member of the Minnesota Territorial Legislature in the 1850s. On March 1, 1856 the second territorial Governor Willis A. Gorman (D) honored him by giving the newly created Mower County his name.

Levi Barber was a surveyor, court administrator, banker, and legislator who served two non-conservative terms in the United States House Of Representatives in the early 19th century.

Calvary Morris was an American politician and three term member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio from 1837 to 1843.

Nelson H. Van Vorhes American journalist

Nelson Holmes Van Vorhes was an American newspaperman and politician who served two terms as a U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1875 to 1879.

Hocking Valley Railway

The Hocking Valley Railway was a railroad in the U.S. state of Ohio, with a main line from Toledo to Athens and Pomeroy via Columbus. It also had several branches to the coal mines of the Hocking Valley near Athens. The company became part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway system in 1910, and the line between Toledo and Columbus continues to see trains as CSX Transportation's Columbus Subdivision. Portions of the main line south of Columbus are now operated by the Indiana and Ohio Railway and Hocking Valley Scenic Railway.

Atley Peterson was a Wisconsin pioneer who served as a state legislator, and state railroad commissioner.

John T. Alsap American physician, politician, and farmer (1830–1886)

John Tabor Alsap was an American physician, lawyer, politician, and farmer active in the early days of Arizona Territory. Among his accomplishments are being appointed the first Treasurer of Arizona Territory, being elected to four terms of the territorial legislature, serving as both Speaker of the House and President of the Council in the Arizona Territorial legislature, and becoming the first Mayor of Phoenix.

Andrew Jackson Van Vorhes was an American politician and newspaper editor.

Socrates Nelson was an American businessman, politician, and pioneer who served one term as a Minnesota state senator from 1859 to 1861. He was a general store owner, lumberman, and real estate speculator and was associated with numerous companies in the insurance and rail industries. He was involved in the establishment of the community of Stillwater, Minnesota and was an early member of the first Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodge in Minnesota. He served on the University of Minnesota's first board of regents before being elected to the Minnesota Senate.

Moses Sherburne American politician and jurist

Moses G. Sherburne was an American politician and jurist.

Madison "Mat" Davis was a slave who became a member of the Georgia Assembly representing Clarke County, Georgia and the first African American postmaster in Athens, Georgia, after being emancipated. He was active in Republican Party politics.

Mahlon Black was an American politician and soldier.

William Myron King, also known as Colonel King for most of his life, was an American pioneer merchant and Oregon state legislator. He served four terms in Oregon's territorial legislature. This included one term as Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives during the 1851 legislative session. Before immigrating to Oregon, King lived and worked in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Missouri. After moving to Oregon in 1848, he became a merchant in Portland, and was later the county judge for Multnomah County and a member of Portland's city council.

John McKusick was an American lumberman, politician, and pioneer who served four terms as a Minnesota state senator from 1863 to 1867. He was the first mayor of Stillwater, Minnesota, and built the city's first lumber mill.