J.H. Nason

Republican, Green River
Territorial Auditor 1879-1882

J. H. Nason was born in Somerset County, Maine, in 1839, living in that state until 1856, when he went to California, where he resided for five years. then moved to Portland, Oregon, thence to Idaho, where he remained until 1867; came to Wyoming in 1868, living at Bryan for a while, then settling at Green River where he engaged in the mercantile business; held important public offices: was post master for six years: elected school superintendent in 1876 serving two years; elected Sweetwater County commissioner in 1878: reelected school superintendent in 1880, but resigned, accepting the appointment of Territorial Auditor, took oath of office December 29, 1879, and served until March 31, 1882; affiliated with the Republican Party; passed away about 1906, interment at Green River, Wyoming.