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Governor Robert Lucas portrait
Description: Governors portrait of Robert Lucas (1781-1853) that hangs in the Ohio Statehouse. He served as Ohio's 12th governor from 1832 to 1836. During his term in office, Lucas took part in the controversy surrounding the border with Michigan. The border between the two states was in dispute and Toledo's status lay in the balance. In 1838, President Martin Van Buren named Lucas the governor of the new Iowa Territory. He held this position until 1841. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV105_1_10
Subjects: Ohio--Governors--Portraits; Ohio History--State and Local Government
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)