William F. Dunbar

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William Franklin Dunbar (November 8, 1820 – April 28, 1890) was an American politician.

Born in Westerly, Rhode Island, he moved to Caledonia, Minnesota in 1854 and was a farmer.[1] He served in the Minnesota Territorial House of Representatives in 1856-1857. From 1858-1861, Dunbar served as the first Minnesota State Auditor.[2]

Dunbar died on April 28, 1890. He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Houston, Minnesota.[3]


Political offices
Preceded by
new office
Minnesota State Auditor
Succeeded by
Charles McIlrath