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Encyclopedia > Lyman Enos Knapp

Lyman Enos Knapp (November 5, 1837October 9, 1904) was an American Republican politician who was the Governor of the District of Alaska from 1889 to 1893. He was also a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1884 to 1885. He was born in Somerset, Vermont and died in Seattle, Washington. November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... List of Governors of Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The District of Alaska was the governmental designation for Alaska from May 17, 1884 to August 24, 1912, when it became Alaska Territory. ... 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas (R) Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Somerset, Vermont Somerset is a town located in Windham County, Vermont. ... Seattle skyline City nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington State County King Mayor Greg Nickels (NP) Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 369. ...

Preceded by:
Alfred P. Swineford
District Governor of Alaska
1889–1893
Succeeded by:
James Sheakley

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Lyman E. Knapp, son of Hiram and Elvira (Stearns) Knapp, was born in Somerset, Vermont, November 5, 1837, and died in Seattle, Washington, October 9, 1904.
Knapp served as clerk of the Vermont House of Representatives 1872-1873, and as a Representative in 1886-1887.
Knapp was appointed Governor of the Territory of Alaska by President Benjamin Harrison on April 12, 1889, and served for four years.
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