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Henry Smith Lane

Henry Smith Lane was influential in the nomination of Abraham Lincoln for President. He was a governor (for 2 days) of Indiana, a U.S. Congressman, and a U.S. Senator. He was also an abolitionist and a strong Union supporter.

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Henry Smith Lane

Henry Smith Lane

Mini-biography
Born: Feb 24, 1811
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Henry Smith Lane at 49 years old