Gordon, Hanford Lennox, 1836-1920

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Hanford Lennox Gordon was born in Andover, New York on December 30, 1836, and died on November 13, 1920. He came to Minnesota in 1857, and settled in Clearwater. In 1861, he enlisted in the First Minnesota Regiment, but he left soon after due to health problems. He then went on to practice law in Monticello and St. Cloud, where he also served as the register for the U.S. land office there. Following this, Gordon lived in Minneapolis for a number of years, then moved to Los Angeles, California. He is the author of several books of poems, many of which relate Minnesota.

From the guide to the Hanford L. Gordon papers., 1868-1921., (Minnesota Historical Society)

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associatedWith Baker, James H. (James Heaton), 1829-1913. person
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associatedWith Colvill, William, 1830-1905. person
associatedWith Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901. person
associatedWith Folwell, William Watts, 1833-1929. person
associatedWith Grimshaw, William Harrison, 1853- person
associatedWith Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886 person
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associatedWith Ireland, John, 1838-1918. person
associatedWith Lochren, William, 1832-1912. person
associatedWith Nelson, Knute, 1843-1923. person
associatedWith Northrop, Cyrus, 1834-1922 person
associatedWith Ramsey, Alexander, 1815-1903. person
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United States
United States
Hawaii
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Hawaii
Panama Canal (Panama)
United States
Minnesota
Minnesota
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Courts
Courts--Minnesota
Frontier and pioneer life--Minnesota
Suffrage--Minnesota
Presidents--United States--Election--1912
Suffrage
World War, 1914-1918
Presidents--Election--1912
Poetry
Frontier and pioneer life
American Bison
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Lawyers--Minnesota
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Birth 1836

Death 1920

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