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1845 - Joseph Maull Carey was born. He was a lawyer, rancher, judge and politician. He was the first United States Attorney for the Territory of Wyoming and the first United States Senator when Wyoming became a state. He also served as the Governor of Wyoming from 1911-1915.

1870 - Nathaniel Langford, an agent of the Northern Pacific Railroad Co., presented a lecture in Washington, DC, about the challenges of building a railroad through the northern Rockies and reported that Yellowstone Valley contained dozens of geysers.

Wyoming Quotes

"Every woman of the age of eighteen years residing in this territory, may, at every election cast her vote; and her right to the elective franchise and to hold office under the election laws of the territory shall be the same of electors."

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