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Lane, Joseph (Joe)

Born: 1801 AD
Died: 1881 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1801 - Born on December 14th in Buncombe County, North Carolina. A delegate and Senator from Oregon.

1822 - Elected to the first of several terms in the State house of representatives.

1844 - Member of the State Senate.

1849 - Appointed by President James Polk to be governor of the Territory of Oregon.

1851 - Elected as a Delegate from the Territory to the Thirty-second and to the three succeeding Congresses.

1859 - Upon the admission of Oregon as a State into the Union was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate.

1860 - Southern Democratic vice-presidential candidate.

1881 - Died on April 19th in Roseburg, Oregon.


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