Durkee, Charles, 1805-1870

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Dates:
Birth 1805-12-10
Death 1870-01-14

Biographical notes:

Charles Durkee was born December 10, 1805, in Royalton, Windsor County, Vermont. In 1836, he became one of the founders Kenosha, Wisconsin (originally called Southport). He served in the United States Senate as a Republican from 1855 to 1861. He was a memeber of the 1861 Peace Commission. He was the governor of Utah in 1865-1869. He passed away on January 14, 1870, in Omaha, Nebraska.

From the description of Charles Durkee correspondence, 1859-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 368036956

Charles Durkee (1805-1870) served in the U.S. Senate as a Republican and as the governor of Utah.

Charles Durkee was born on December 10, 1805, in Royalton, Windsor County, Vermont. In 1836, he became one of the founders of Kenosha, Wisconsin (originally called Southport). He served in the United States Senate as a Republican from 1855 to 1861. He was a member of the 1861 Peace Commission. He was the governor of Utah in 1865-1869. He passed away on January 14, 1870, in Omaha, Nebraska.

Information from notes on typescript of first letter, and from http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000573.

From the guide to the Charles Durkee correspondence, 1859-1861, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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Subjects:

  • Governor
  • Correspondence
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Places:

  • Kenosha (Wis.) (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Kenosha (Wis.) (as recorded)
  • Southport (Wis.) (as recorded)