Ozra Amander Hadley
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|Ozra Amander Hadley|
|10th Governor of Arkansas|
March 5, 1871 – 1873
|Preceded by||Powell Clayton|
|Succeeded by||Elisha Baxter|
|Arkansas State Senator from Pulaski County|
|Born||June 30, 1826
Cherry Creek, New York
Mora County, New Mexico
|Profession||Farmer, merchant, politician, rancher|
Hadley moved to Minnesota in 1855, where he was a farmer. While in Minnesota, Hadley became active in local politics and was appointed county auditor.
After the American Civil War, Hadley relocated to Arkansas where he became a merchant.
In 1871, as part of a political compromise (see: Brooks-Baxter War), Hadley was appointed Acting Governor after the resignation of Powell Clayton, a controversial figure associated with the Brooks-Baxter War. Hadley served as acting governor from March 17, 1871 to January 6, 1873. During his term, he sided with the Radical Republicans and denied assistance to re-enfranchised whites.
After his gubernatorial term, Hadley served as registrar of the U.S. Land Office. He was appointed as postmaster at Little Rock, where he served from 1878 to 1882.
Later life 
See also 
- "Arkansas Governor Ozra A. Hadley". National Governors Association. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
|Governor of Arkansas