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Alvin P. Hovey 1821-1891

Location: East side of SR 69/5500 Industrial Road, Bellefontaine Cemetery entrance, north of Mt. Vernon. (Posey County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Historical Bureau, 1966

ID# : 65.1966.2

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Governor of Indiana, 1889 to death, November 23, 1891. Born and educated in Mt. Vernon, he attained distinction as a lawyer, judge, Civil War general, diplomat and congressman. Buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Keywords

Military, Politics