Clayton, Powell, 1833-1914

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Birth 1833-08-07
Death 1914-08-25

Biographical notes:

American Army Officer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to Asst. Adjt. General, 1865 Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903881

Powell Clayton served as governor of Arkansas, 1868-1871, and as a United States senator from Arkansas, 1871-1877. In 1882 he settled in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, where he built the Eureka Springs Railway. He was appointed minister to Mexico in 1897 and served as ambassador to Mexico, 1899-1905.

From the description of Powell Clayton letters to B. J. Rosewater, 1898-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83606794

From the description of Powell Clayton letters to B. J. Rosewater, 1898-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162206

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  • Eureka Springs (Ark.) (as recorded)