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Alexander Cummings


In office
1865 – 1867
Preceded by John Evans
Succeeded by Alexander Cameron Hunt

Born November 17, 1810
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Died April 27, 1867 (aged 56)
Ottawa, Canada
Political party Republican Party

Alexander Cummings was the third Governor of the Territory of Colorado from 1865-1867, serving as a member of the Republican Party.

Alexander Cummings was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on 1810-11-17. U.S. President Andrew Johnson appointed Cummings the new Governor of the Territory of Colorado on 1865-10-17 to replace John Evans who resigned following the Sand Creek Massacre. Cummings served as Territorial Governor until 1867-04-27. Cummings died in Ottawa, Canada, in June 1879.

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