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Hiram Bingham

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Hiram Bingham

69th Governor of Connecticut

    Hiram Bingham

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 19 Nov 1875 
    • Birth Location:
    • Honolulu, Honolulu Co., Hawaii 
    • Christening Date:
    • Christening Location:
    • Death Date:
    • 6 Jun 1956 
    • Death Location:
    • Washington, D. C. 
    • Burial Date:
    • Burial Location:
    • Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington Co., Virginia 
    • Notes: 
    • United States Senator

      69th Governor of Connecticut

      78th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut

      Hiram Bingham is said to have the distinction of serving the shortest term as a U. S. state governor. In 1924, he was elected as both the Governor of Connecticut and a U. S. Senator. He served as governor for one day after which he resigned to take his Senate seat.

      Hiram Bingham is also associated with city of Machu Picchu. Although not the first explorer to visit the site, Bingham is recognized by some as the first explorer to make public the existence of the Inca citadel.

  • Marriages for Hiram Bingham

    • Spouse:
    • Alfreda Mitchell
    • Marriage Date:
    • 20 Nov 1900
    • Marriage Location:
    • New London, New London Co., Connecticut

    • Spouse:
    • Susanne Carroll

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  • Sources for Hiram Bingham

    • 2 Jones, Emma C. Brewster, The Brewster Genealogy, 1566-1907: A Record of the Descendants of William Brewster of the "Mayflower" . . ., Vol. 2, New York: The Grafton Press Genealogical Publishers (1908), 966.
    • 3 Pomeroy, Albert A., History and Genealogy of the Pomeroy Family: Collateral Lines in Family Groups, Part 1, Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Co. (1912), 333.