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John Clum

Deceased Person from United States of America

John Clum John Philip Clum was an Indian agent for the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in the Arizona Territory. He implemented a limited form of self-government on the reservation that was so successful that other reservations were closed and their residents moved to San Carlos. Clum later became the first mayor of Tombstone, Arizona Territory, after its incorporation in 1881. He also founded the still-operating The Tombstone Epitaph on May 1, 1880. He later served in various postal service positions across the United States. John Clum (September 1, 1851 – May 2, 1932) was born on a farm near Claverack, New York, USA. His parents were William Henry and Elizabeth van Deusen Clum; he had five brothers and three sisters. In September, 1867, he entered the Hudson River Institute (later known as Claverack College), a military academy in Claverack, New York. He also attended religious services at the Dutch Reformed Church. In September, 1870, enrolled at Rutgers College. He obtained a classical education, studying among other subjects Latin, Greek, Mathematics (including algebra), Natural History (including physiology) and Rhetoric. He was a member of Rutgers' football team. Although Clum  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1851-09-01
Place of birth
Claverack
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Mary D. Ware Clum
Children
Woodworth Clum
Profession
Journalist

Education

Institution From To
Rutgers University

Death

Date of death
1932-05-02
Place of death
Los Angeles

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