James Sevier Conway

James Sevier Conway

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Sevier Conway (December 9, 1798 - March 3, 1855) was a Democratic Governor of the State of Arkansas, the first elected governor of the state. James Sevier Conway was born in Greene County, Tennessee and was educated by private tutors and attended public schools. In 1820 he moved to Arkansas where he worked as a surveyor. He formed a surveying business with two of his brothers. Conway's company took over the land that would later become the city of Little Rock, Arkansas and he is known as the founder of that city. Conway purchased a large cotton plantation named Walnut Hill in what is now Lafayette County (then part of Hempstead County).show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136662507
  • 9786136662503