The Territory of Wyoming was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from July 25, 1868, until July 10, 1890, when it was admitted to the Union as the State of Wyoming. Cheyenne was the territorial capital. The boundaries of the Wyoming Territory were identical to the modern State of Wyoming.
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... Wheeler Downey (1839–1902), Prosecuting Attorney of Albany County, Wyoming 1869–1870 1899–1902 Wyoming Territory Councilman Treasurer of Wyoming Territory 1872–1875 Auditor of Wyoming ... Congressional Delegate from Wyoming Territory 1879–1881 delegate to the Wyoming Constitutional Convention 1889 Wyoming State Representative 1893 1895 ...
... Because of Wyoming's location at the intersection of the Louisiana Purchase, the Oregon Country, and the Mexican Cession, the land which became Wyoming has a complicated ... Portions of the territory which eventually fell under Wyoming's jurisdiction were at various points associated with Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Dakota ... The portion of the Wyoming Territory east of the continental divide was acquired by the U.S ...
... Wyoming Territory's at-large congressional district is an obsolete congressional district that encompassed the area of the Wyoming Territory ... After Wyoming's admission to the Union as the 44th state by act of Congress on July 10, 1890, this district was dissolved and replaced by Wyoming's At-large congressional district ...
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