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Frederick B. Fancher

AKA Frederick Bartlett Fancher

Born: 2-Apr-1852
Birthplace: Orleans County, NY
Died: 10-Jan-1944
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of North Dakota, 1899-1901

Frederick B. Fancher of Jamestown, a Republican, who had been President of the North Dakota Constitutional Convention in 1889 and served the state with rare fidelity as Insurance Commissioner for four years, was inaugurated as Governor in January 1899. The most notable event of his administration was the establishment of a twine and cordage plant in the penitentiary. He was renominated by his party for Governor, but for reasons of ill health declined the honor. Frank White became the nominee for that year, and was successfully elected. Fancher moved to Sacramento, California in 1900 and pursued mercantile interests until his retirement in 1925. He died there in 1944.

Wife: Florence S. Van Voorhies

    University: Michigan State Normal School, Ypsilanti, MI

    Governor of North Dakota (1899-1901)
    North Dakota State Official State Insurance Commissioner (1895-99)

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