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Nehemiah Green

Nehemiah GreenPolitician, governor. Republican. Born: March 8, 1837, Hardin County, Ohio. Died: January 12, 1890, Manhattan, Kansas. Served as 4th Governor of Kansas: November 4, 1868, to January 11, 1869.

Nehemiah Green, the pastor of Manhattan's First Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Hardin County, Ohio, in 1837. He was elected lieutenant governor in November 1866 and became governor two years later upon the resignation of Samuel Crawford. Green served as governor for only the two months left in Crawford's term and then returned to Manhattan where he died on January 12, 1890.

Entry: Green, Nehemiah

Author: Kansas Historical Society

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Date Modified: March 2016

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