Woods, George L. (George Lemuel), 1832-1890

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George Lemuel Woods (born July 30, 1832, died January 7, 1890), lawyer, judge, and politician. A member of the Republican Party, Woods served as the third Governor of Oregon from 1866–1870. Failing to win renomination, Woods was then appointed Territorial Governor of Utah by President Ulysses S. Grant, serving in that position from 1871–1875.
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referencedIn Oregon Governors collection, 1869-1987. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Oregon Governors and Senators papers, 1848-1903. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Woods, George Lemuel, 1832-1890. Letter (excerpts), 13 Nov 1871. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf MS 2919, Utah Territory Legislative Assembly. Utah Territory Legislative Assembly papers 1851-1872 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Woods, George Lemuel, 1832-1890. George L. Woods recollections, [188-]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Gaston family. Gaston family papers, 1858-1887. University of the Pacific, William Knox Holt Memorial Library
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associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Utah Territory Legislative Assembly corporateBody
associatedWith Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. person
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California
Oregon
Idaho
Siskiyou County (Calif.)
Utah
Lewiston (Idaho)
California--Siskiyou County
Utah
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Mines and Mineral Resources
Suffrage
Utah (Ter.) Governor
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Birth 1832-07-30

Death 1890-01-07

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