Alexander Ramsey

Alexander Ramsey, 1873

First Territorial Governor 
June 1, 1849 - May 15, 1853

Second State Governor
January 2, 1860 - July 10, 1863

Born: September 8, 1815
in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Died: April 22, 1903
in St. Paul, Minnesota

First Lady: Anna Earl Jenks (married 1845)

Occupation: Lawyer, legislator, Pennsylvania congressman, U.S. secretary of war

Party: Whig/Republican