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James Wilson
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Born in Scotland, the son of John and Jean (McCosh) Wilson. Went to U.S. in 1851 and was educated in public schools of Iowa and Iowa College. (LL.D., Univ. of Wis., 1904,Cornell College, Iowa, 1904, McGill, 1909). In 1861 was engaged in farming; later was a member of the 12th, 13th and 14th Assemblies of Iowa; Regent of State Univ. of Iowa, 1870-74. In cabinets of Presidents McKinley, Roosevelt and Taft. Republican. Married Esther Wilbur of Iowa. (From Who's Who in the World, 1912).
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Secretary of Agriculture, second to none in terms of time in office.
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From one proud Wilson to another.
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R.I.P.
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Rest in Peace.
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