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Frank Eugene WILSON

(1857-1935)

WILSON, Frank Eugene, a Representative from New York; born in Roxbury, Delaware County, N.Y., December 22, 1857; attended the public schools and the Poughkeepsie Military Academy; was graduated from the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1882; practiced medicine in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, N.Y., until April 1888; moved to Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1888 and continued the practice of medicine; senior physician, a director, and member of the board of governors of the Bushwick Hospital and visiting physician to the Swedish Hospital, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, and Fifty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1905); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1900; elected to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1915); was not a candidate for renomination in 1914; resumed the practice of medicine in Brooklyn, N.Y., until his death there July 12, 1935; remains were cremated and the ashes deposited in Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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