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Sheriff Wesley Hanks

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15th Sheriff of Chatham County


Chatham County Sheriff

Served: Aug 1842-Aug 1844

Appointed/Elected: Elected

Age taking office: ~26

Population: 16,242 in 1840

Birth date: about 1816

Birth place: Orange County, NC 

Died: Orange County, NC

Buried: Unknown

Family

Mother: Jane Armstrong

Father: John Hanks

Wife:

Children:

 

Tenure Notables

 

First telegraph message is sent in the United States.

 

Military Experience

 

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