Henry H. MarkhamRepublican
Henry Harrison Markham
Born: November 16, 1840 in Wilmington, New York
Married: Mary Adams Dana (in 1876)
Children: Five daughters
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: October 9, 1923 in Pasadena, CA
1889-1891: Member, National Board of Managers for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
1904-1923: Member, National Board of Managers for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
- Was wounded in the hip by a 'minnie ball' during a Civil War battle in South Carolina.
- PLACENAME: Mount Markham (in Los Angeles County) was named by the US Forestry Service for Governor Markham. There is also a Markham Way in Sacramento. There was a Markham Elementary School in Hayward that closed in 2009.
Source: Sacramento Street Whys by Carlos Alcala (2007)
Source: "Some Public Men". The Sunday Union (Sacramento), 2/8/1891. Page 7.