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William Bigler

(1840-1880)

 
 
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By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. William Bigler Marker
Inscription. State Senator, 1841-1847; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1852-1855; and U.S. Senator, 1856-1861. Opposed slavery; favored a Southern compromise to avoid the Civil War. His brother, John, was elected Governor of California, 1852. Resided here.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 1.354′ N, 78° 26.28′ W. Marker is in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 North Second Street, Clearfield PA 16830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clearfield County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Kurtz Brothers Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Senator William W. Betts (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clearfield County's First Jail (about 800 feet away); Bigler House (about 800 feet away); Clearfield County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Murray House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Also see . . .  William Bigler at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
William Bigler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. William Bigler Marker
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3. William Bigler
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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