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  Jackson Elected Governor
Category:  Politics and Government
Brief Description:  Claiborne Jackson was elected governor of Missouri in 1860, at the start of the Civil War. He was pro-southern, and tried unsuccessfully to have Missouri secede from the Union.
Year:  1860
Decade:  1860 - 1869
Beginning Date:     Jan. 11, 1860
Ending Date:     Jan. 11, 1869

Jackson, Claiborne



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