John N. and Mary L. (Rankin) Irwin House

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John N. and Mary L. (Rankin) Irwin House
John N. and Mary L. (Rankin) Irwin House is located in Iowa
John N. and Mary L. (Rankin) Irwin House
Location 633 Grand Ave, Keokuk, Iowa
Coordinates 40°24′5″N 91°22′34″W / 40.40139°N 91.37611°W / 40.40139; -91.37611Coordinates: 40°24′5″N 91°22′34″W / 40.40139°N 91.37611°W / 40.40139; -91.37611
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 99001206[1]
Added to NRHP October 14, 1999

The John N. and Mary L. (Rankin) Irwin House in Keokuk, Iowa, United States is an historic house that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1] The house was originally built by James F. Daugherty who bought the property from Judge Charles Mason in 1856.[2] John N. Irwin, who bought the house and raised his family there with his wife Mary, was a five-term mayor of Keokuk who went on to serve as the territorial governor of the Idaho Territory and the Arizona Territory. He also served as the US minister to Portugal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Keokuk’s National Register of Historic Places". City of Keokuk. Retrieved 2011-05-19.