Ambrose P. Stanton
Ambrose P. Stanton Letter
Manuscript Section, Indiana Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Christina Baich, November 2005
Ambrose Stanton was born on February 15, 1834, in Fayette County, Indiana. He moved to Missouri in 1857, but returned to Indiana and settled in Indianapolis in 1864. He married Annie E. Nye in 1860. They had three children before her death in 1895. Stanton remarried to Mary V. Ruddell. He served as an Indianapolis city councilman (1867-1869) and Speaker of the State House of Representatives (1869). Stanton was also a member of the Marion County Board of Education, the state Board of Education, and the Indianapolis Art Association. He died on May 25, 1912.
Shepherd, Rebecca A., Charles W. Calhoun, Elizabeth Shanahan-Shoemaker, and Alan F. January, comp. A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly, Volume 1, 1816-1899. Indianapolis: The Select Committee on the Centennial History of the Indiana General Assembly, 1980.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection consists of a letter written by Ambrose Stanton as Treasurer of the Indianapolis Art Association regarding the purchase of a piece by an Indianapolis artist.
1901 Mar. 27 Stanton, A. P. to Julia Graydon Sharpe, ALS
Size of Collection:
27 March 1901
Found in back of a book in the Indiana Division collection
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