Famous Throckmorton Politicians

 

We seem to have many centuries of Throckmortons active in public life but least known to some of us may be the Americans. Here are but a few, with links for details:

James Webb Throckmorton - Governor of Texas   

(later elected to Congress)     

http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/TT/fth36.html

http://repositories.tdl.org/handle/1969.1/2350

http://txspace.tamu.edu/bitstream/handle/1969.1/2350/etd-tamu-2005A-HIST-Howell.pdf?sequence=1

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/tslac/40014/tsl-40014.html

Grave marker

Statue

http://famousamericans.net/jameswebbthrockmorton/

 

Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton - Governor of Indiana 

(later elected to U.S. Senate)


                            Photo courtesy of U. S. House of Representatives                             

 

Although he went by "Gov. Morton", the Sitherwood genealogy  book shows him as individual #3007 and mentions the full name became awkward in public life.

http://www.countyhistory.com/doc.gov/017.htm

http://www.civilwarhome.com/mortonbio.htm

http://www.mrlinfo.org/history/biography/mortonop.htm

http://www.statelib.lib.in.us/www/ihb/govportraits/morton.html

His home in Centerville, IN

clip art!

Grave information, marker and pictures

 

 

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