Durkee, Charles, 1805-1870

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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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creatorOf First National Bank (Springfield, Ill.). Records, 1864-1923. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Durkee, Charles, 1805-1870. Papers, 1832-1874. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Documents relating to Charles Sumner, 1828-1912. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Charles Durkee correspondence, 1859-1861 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Durkee, Charles, 1805-1870. Charles Durkee correspondence, 1859-1861. American Primers
creatorOf Utah. Governor (1865-1869 : Durkee). Certificate, 1865. American Primers
referencedIn Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898. Letters, a deed, and a patriarchal blessing, 1866-1895. American Primers
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Durkee, Charles. Correspondence 1859-1938. American Primers
referencedIn Schmickel, David Paul,. Photograph collection of Kemper Hall, 1997. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
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correspondedWith Brainard, Charles Henry, 1817-1885 person
associatedWith Cheney family. family
associatedWith Durkee family. family
associatedWith First National Bank (Springfield, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Head, Harvey. person
associatedWith King, William H. person
associatedWith Schmickel, David Paul, person
associatedWith Smith, John L. (John Lyman), 1828-1898. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Tuttle, Daniel. person
correspondedWith United States. Congress. Senate corporateBody
associatedWith Utah. Governor (1865-1869 : Durkee). corporateBody
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Kenosha (Wis.)
Utah
Kenosha (Wis.)
Southport (Wis.)
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Birth 1805-12-10

Death 1870-01-14

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