ORDWAY, Nehemiah G.



ORDWAY, Nehemiah G., a Sergeant at Arms from New Hampshire; born in Warner, Merrimack County, N.H.,  November 10, 1828; sheriff, Merrimack County, N.H.; general agent, United States Post Office; elected Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives for the Thirty-eighth and for the five succeeding Congresses (December 8, 1863–December 6, 1873); member, New Hampshire state senate; governor, Dakota Territory, 1880–1884; businessman; died on July 3, 1907, in Boston, Mass.

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