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Daniel Dunklin

Born: Jan 14, 1790

Death: Aug 25, 1844

Birthplace: Greenville

Nationality: United States

Daniel Dunklin

Date of Birth : Jan 14, 1790
Date of Death : Aug 25, 1844
Birth Place : Greenville

Daniel Dunklin was the fifth Governor of Missouri, serving from 1832 to 1836. He also served as the state's third Lieutenant Governor. Dunklin is considered the "Father of Public Schools" in Missouri. Dunklin was also the father-in-law of Missouri Lieutenant Governor Franklin Cannon. Dunklin County, in the Missouri bootheel, is named so in his honor.

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