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John Henry Gear
Birth: Apr. 7, 1825
Death: Jul. 14, 1900

US Congressman, US Senator, 10th Iowa Governor. Elected as Governor of Iowa, serving from 1878 to 1882. Elected to Represented IAs 1st District in the House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1891. Appointed as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury during the Benjamin Harrison Administration, serving from 1892 to 1893. Elected as a Senator from Iowa, serving from 1895 until his death in office in 1900. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Harriet E Foote Gear (1818 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret E Gear Blythe (1853 - 1944)*
  Harriet M Gear (1855 - 1856)*
  Catherine Gilbert Gear (1860 - 1861)*
  Ruth Graham Foote Gear Rand (1862 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Aspen Grove Cemetery
Burlington
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Plot: BLOCK:241, PLOT:001, GRAVE: 06
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6133093
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