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Joseph Lane
Date: 1801 - 1881
Remarks: U.S. statesman, born in Buncombe County, N.C.; to Vanderburgh County, Ind., 1820; served as Indiana senator 1844¿46; made major general for heroic action in Mexican War; governor of Territory of Oregon 1848¿50; Oregon delegate to Congress 1850¿58, U.S. senator 1859¿61; candidate for vice-president on secession ticket 1860.