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Jeremiah Morrow WILSON

(1828-1901)

WILSON, Jeremiah Morrow, a Representative from Indiana; born near Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, November 25, 1828; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; moved to Indiana and settled in Connersville and continued the practice of law; judge of the court of common pleas 1860-1865; elected judge of the circuit court in October 1865 and served until his election to Congress; elected as a Republican to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1875); was not a candidate for reelection in 1874; resumed the practice of his profession in Washington, D.C., where he died September 24, 1901; interment in Rock Creek Cemetery.

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

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