Henry Markham

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Not to be confused with Henry Markram.
Henry Harrison Markham
18th Governor of California
In office
January 8, 1891 – January 11, 1895
Lieutenant John B. Reddick
Preceded by Robert Waterman
Succeeded by James Budd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by William Vandever
Personal details
Born (1840-11-16)November 16, 1840
Wilmington, New York
Died October 9, 1923(1923-10-09) (aged 82)
Pasadena, California
Political party Republican

Henry Harrison Markham (November 16, 1840 – October 9, 1923) was a United States Representative from March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1887 and the 18th governor of California from January 8, 1891 until January 11, 1895.

Markham was born in Wilmington, New York. During the Civil War, Markham enlisted as a private in Company G, 32nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment; he was promoted to second lieutenant and after the war returned to Wisconsin and settled in Milwaukee. He died in Pasadena, California.


Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Waterman
Governor of California
Succeeded by
James Budd
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 6th congressional district

Succeeded by
William Vandever