French, John Robert b. May 28, 1819 d. October 2, 1890 Member of North Carolina state legislature, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1867-1869. In 1869 he was elected Sergeant-At-Arms of the U.S. Senate, a position he held for 10 years. Later in his life he moved to Boise, Idaho where he was the editor of the Boise Statesman and Daily Sun newspapers.
Hailey, John M b. August 29, 1835 d. April 10, 1921 Politician. Served as a Delegate to the United States Congress from Idaho Territory (1873-1875, 1885-1887). He was defeated in 1886. Also served as a Member of the Idaho Territorial Council in 1880. Operated a successful stage line and served as warden of the Idaho State Penitentiary. (Bio by: Find A Grave) Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Hunt, Frank Williams b. December 16, 1863 d. November 25, 1906 Idaho Governor. The first Governor of Idaho to come in to office as a Democrat, he was born in Kentucky, and later moved to Gibbonsville, Idaho, where he worked as a miner. He served in the Spanish-American War, being chosen to be a Captain of a regiment of Idaho volunteer soldiers. He was elected to the Idaho Legislature in 1892 and nine years later he was elected governor. He replaced Frank Steunenberg who was assassinated four years after he left office. During Hunt's administration (January...[Read More] (Bio by: J. Moore) Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Stevenson, Edward Augustus b. June 15, 1831 d. July 6, 1895 US Territorial Governor. He moved to California during the Gold Rush and served in its State Legislature 1854 to 1856 and 1860 to 1861, with a stint as Speaker in 1860. He later served the Idaho Territorial Council from 1866 to 1868 and again from 1876 to 1878. Stevenson was Territorial Governor of Idaho for President Grover Cleveland in 1885. In 1894 he unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Idaho and soon after returned to California. (Bio by: Dr. Bob Schneider) Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Vickers, David b. December 21, 1840 d. June 27, 1908 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. During the Civil War, he served as a captain in the 3rd New Jersey Infantry and was promoted to colonel in the 4th New Jersey Infantry. After the war, he served as a diplomat in Cuba. On May 31, 1865, he was made a brevet brigadier general "for faithful and meritorious services" during the war. (Bio by: Thomas Fisher) Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA Plot: Sec. 3, Block 51, Lot 6