Oldest child and older brother of Samuel L. Clemens.
Orion Clemens was born in Tennessee, July 17, 1825. He served as territory secretary for Nevada -second in command to the Governor (appointed by President Lincoln). Orion had moved to Iowa at the very end of 1853, he became active in anti-slavery politics, leading him ultimately to working for Lincoln's election in 1860. Orion served 1861 - 1865.
He died in December 11, 1897.
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On 23 Apr 2017 at 17:07 GMT Cindy (Ramsey) Barnett wrote:
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