Governor Durkee

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1865-1869, Liberal Party/Republican

About the Durkee Administration

In 1865, Charles Durkee was appointed governor of Utah. He felt it was important to develop the territory and vigorously pushed for it. A compatible relationship with the Mormons was also important to the Governor.

Powell, Allan Kent, ed. Utah History Encyclopedia. Territorial Governors, by Miriam B. Murphy. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1994.

History of Durkee Administration
Biography of Charles Durkee
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Records of Governor Durkee

There are no records at the Utah State Archives. You may search for related records and papers held by other repositories in Social Networks and Archival Context. Territorial records may be available in the National Archives.

Page Last Updated May 29, 2002.