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David Wallace
Birth: Apr. 24, 1799
Lewistown
Mifflin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1859
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Indiana Governor, U.S. Congressman. He moved with his parents to Brookville, Indiana, in 1817, graduated from the US Military Academy West Point, New York, in 1821, as a Lieutenant of Artillery, was appointed assistant professor of mathematics and taught there until 1822. Returning to Indiana, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1824, practiced law and member of the Indiana State House of representatives, (1828-30). He served as Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, (1831-37), was elected the 6th Governor of Indiana, serving (1837-40) and also was Colonel n the 7th Regiment, Indiana Militia. In 1841, he was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress, serving until 1843. After his term, he resumed the practice of law, was a delegate to the Indiana State constitutional convention in 1850 and was judge of the court of common pleas of Marion County, from 1856 until his death at age 60. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Esther French Test Wallace (1806 - 1834)*
  Zerelda Gray Sanders Wallace (1817 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  William W. Wallace (1825 - 1891)*
  Lewis Wallace (1827 - 1905)*
  John Test Wallace (1829 - 1832)*
  Edward Test Wallace (1831 - 1885)*
  David Wallace (1836 - 1852)*
  Mary Sanders Wallace Leathers (1837 - 1871)*
  Ellen S Wallace (1845 - 1846)*
  Agnes Wallace Steiner (1848 - 1928)*
  David Wallace (1852 - 1911)*
  Jemima Sanders Wallace (1854 - 1866)*
  Sanders Wallace (1857 - 1858)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 24, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 7956
David Wallace
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David Wallace
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David Wallace
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- OPPSheryl
 Added: Oct. 17, 2015
Rest in Peace.
- Paula L Downey
 Added: Sep. 18, 2014
Happy 213th Birthday!
- Tracey Reid
 Added: Apr. 24, 2012
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