Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1914

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Colonel, 148th Pennsylvania regiment, Civil War; brevet brigadier general of volunteers, 1864; governor of Pennsylvania, 1887-1891; judge of Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1895-1914.

From the description of Letter : Bellefonte, Penn[sylvani]a, to Mrs. John A. Logan, Washington, D.C., 1893 April 21. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27045475

Lawyer, thrice wounded Colonel of the 148th Pennsylvania; Governor of Pennsylvania; Judge in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania; prominent conservationist.

From the description of Letter to J. Granville Leach [manuscript], 1905 January 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972866

James A. Beaver, Lt. Col., 45th Pennsylvania regiment, commanded Fort Seward, S.C. He later became governor of Pennsylvania, and acting president of the Pennsylvania State College, 1906-1908.

From the description of Letter and receipt, 1861 and 1865. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 32080222

Governor of Pennsylvania, 1887-1891.

From the description of Letter : Bellefonte, Pa., to John Sartain, Philadelphia, 1887 Jan. 15. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28489550

James A. Beaver (James Addams), 1837-1914, was a lawyer and judge who served in the Civil War. Beaver also served as Governor of Pennsylvania.

From the description of James A. Beaver papers, 1855-1914 (bulk 1881-1896). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79334736

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creatorOf Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. George W. Atherton papers, 1837-1950. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Slater, William A. Letters received concerning the gift of the library of George W. Atherton, 1906-1907 and 1964 (bulk 1906-1907). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904. Papers of Matthew Stanley Quay, 1776-1949 (bulk 1890-1904). Library of Congress
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Pennsylvania Governors correspondence, 1778-1904. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1914. Letter : Bellefonte, Pa., to John Sartain, Philadelphia, 1887 Jan. 15. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1914. James A. Beaver letters received, and song, 1865-1888. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1914. James A. Beaver papers, 1855-1914 (bulk 1881-1896). Pennsylvania State University, Commonwealth
referencedIn Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1914. Letter and receipt, 1861 and 1865. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Conner, Phineas S. (Phineas Sanborn), 1839-1909,. Scrapbook, 1861-1899 (bulk 1861-1866; 1898-1899). New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania State College. Faculty. Letter and petition to the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania State College, and reply, 1905 December 23 and 26. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1914. Letter : Bellefonte, Penn[sylvani]a, to Mrs. John A. Logan, Washington, D.C., 1893 April 21. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Matthew Stanley Quay Papers, 1776-1949, (bulk 1890-1904) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Beaver, James Addams, 1837-1914. Letter to J. Granville Leach [manuscript], 1905 January 4. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1914. Letter and receipt, 1861 and 1865. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Pennsylvania State College. Faculty. Letter, State College, Pa., to General James A. Beaver, president, Board of Trustees, Pennsylvania State College, 1878 March 29. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith 306. corporateBody
associatedWith Atherton, George Washington, 1837-1906. person
associatedWith Beaver, James A. (James Addams), 1837-1906. person
associatedWith Conner, Phineas S. (Phineas Sanborn), 1839-1909, person
associatedWith Hale, James Tracy, 1810-1865 person
associatedWith Leach, J. Granville, person
associatedWith Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886. person
associatedWith Logan, John A., Mrs., 1838-1923, person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 person
associatedWith Pennsylvania State College corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania State College. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania State College. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904. person
associatedWith Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1817-1895. person
associatedWith Sartain, John, 1808-1897. person
associatedWith Slater, William A. person
associatedWith Stout, Lewis H., person
associatedWith Valentine, Rebecca, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Bellefonte (Pa.)
United States
United States
Pennsylvania
United States
South Carolina
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Governors--History
Executors and administrators
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Birth 1837-10-21

Death 1914-01-31

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