Louis Harvey Death Cause and Date

Louis Harvey’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) July 22, 1820

Death Date April 19, 1862

Age of Death 41 years

Cause of Death Drowning

Profession Politician

The politician Louis Harvey died at the age of 41. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

After serving during the early 1860s as Wisconsin’s Secretary of State, this Whig-turned-Republican Party politician became the seventh Governor of Wisconsin. After only three months in office, he drowned in the Tennessee River while trying to board a traveling steamboat from a stationary, smaller boat.

A native of East Haddam, Connecticut, he relocated to Ohio at the age of eight. He later settled in Wisconsin with his wife, Cordelia Perrine.