William Larrabee's Life And Accomplishments

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William Larrabee, son of Adam Larrabee, and Hannah Nee Lester was born on January 20, 1832. William was in a family of 9 brothers and sisters. Larrabee is said to be one of Iowa’s greatest politician and person. When William was around 15 he lost his right on in a shooting accident. Because of this William was denied to fight in the Civil War. In 1967 William got into politics and became Iowa’s senate for 18 years. Then in 1885, he was elected governor of Iowa. He continued on a second term in 1887. In 1904 William represented Iowa for the Louisiana Purchase exposition in St. Louis. At one point in his life Theodore Roosevelt and William were very close. In fact, when Theodore was elected president he called William and four other people into
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