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Category:James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane 
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American Senator and Union Army general
Date of birth 22 June 1814
Date of death 11 July 1866
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Position held
  • United States senator
  • United States representative
  • member of the Indiana House of Representatives
  • Lieutenant Governor of Indiana (10 January 1853, 5 December 1849)
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English: James Henry Lane a.k.a. Jim Lane ( June 22, 1814July 11, 1866) was a United States Senator and Union partisan. Lane was born in Lawrenceburg, where he practiced law when he was admitted to the bar in 1840. He moved to the Kansas Territory in 1855. He immediately became involved in the abolitionist movement in Kansas. He was often called the leader of "Jayhawkers" abolitionist movement in Kansas.