Orion  Clemens

Orion Clemens (1825 - 1897)

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Orion Clemens
Born in Tennessee, USAmap
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Died in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa,map
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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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John Marshall Clemens (1798 - 1847)
Jane Lampton Clemens (1803 - 1890)
Mary Eleanor Stotts Clemens (1834 - 1904)*
Jennie Clemens (1855 - 1864)*
Orion Clemens (1825 - 1897)
Pamela Ann Clemens Moffett (1827 - 1904)*
Pleasant Hannibal Clemens (1828 - 1829)*
Margaret L. Clemens (1830 - 1839)*
Benjamin Clemens (1831 - 1842)*
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)*
Henry Clemens (1838 - 1858)*

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On 14 Nov 2010 Connie Hagler wrote:

Keokuk, Iowa was his place of death

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On 23 Apr 2017 at 17:07 GMT Cindy (Ramsey) Barnett wrote:

https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q7102773 His birth date is different and as the memory states he died in Keokuk, Iowa.

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