Converse County
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Title:Converse County
History:The Tenth Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundary of Converse County on March 9, 1888. Converse County was organized on May 21, 1888 with Douglas as the county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Converse
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:Probably named for A. R. Converse, territorial treasurer. (Gannett, 1905) Named for A.R. Converse, a stockman, of Cheyenne, and Territorial Treasurer of Wyoming, who played an important part in the development of the county. County seat is in Douglas. (WPA)The Tenth Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundary of Converse County on March 9, 1888. Converse County was organized on May 21, 1888 with Douglas as the county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Pages from Converse County's past Wyoming Pioneer Association. Heritage Book Committee. [Douglas, Wyo. : The Committee], 1986 Wyoming Historical Press.; Pioneer people of Douglas and Converse County, Wyoming, 1886 : Douglas Diamond Jubilee Days, July 4-8, 1962. Adair, Emma C. [Douglas, Wyo. : s.n.], 1962.; Doug McInnis. Converse County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.org
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Document ID:11140020

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