Vernon H. Vaughan

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Vernon H. Vaughan

Vernon H. Vaughan (February 11, 1838 – December 4, 1878) was an American political leader. Born in Mount Meigs, Alabama, he served as Utah territorial secretary to Governor John Shaffer, and after Shaffer's untimely death in office, President Ulysses S. Grant appointed Vaughan to fill the vacancy as acting governor. He served a single uneventful year and was not reappointed.[1][2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Shaffer
Governor of Utah Territory
1870–1871
Succeeded by
George Lemuel Woods