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1844 - Francis Emroy Warren was born. He served as a U.S. Senator from Wyoming from 1890-1893 and 1895-1929. He served as the first Governor of Wyoming.

1868 - Fort Fred Steele was established to guard the men that were building the Union Pacific Railroad across southern Wyoming against Indian attacks.

1908 - In Cheyenne, Thomas A. Cosgriff and his associates were granted a franchise for an electric railway. The first car ran on August 20, 1908.


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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