|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1829|
|Death: ||Apr. 22, 1895|
Representative and Senator from Iowa; admitted to the bar in 1851; member constitutional convention of Iowa in 1857; member state house of representatives 1857, 1859; member state senate 1859-1861, and was its president in 1861. One of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1868 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against President Andrew Johnson; was tendered the position of the Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Ulysses Grant but declined; subsequently appointed by President Grant as government director of the Union Pacific Railroad and served 8 years; elected as Republican to the US Senate in 1882 and reelected in 1888.
Mary A.K. Jewett Wilson (1832 - 1916)*
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Feb 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6202451
John P. Birosak
Added: Nov. 10, 2014
Added: Apr. 22, 2012
Thank you F/A/G administrators for placing this memorial in Evergreen Cemetery where it belongs; it had originally been posted to Old Fairfield Cemetery by the original contributor in error. Sen. Wilson has several family members also buried in Evergreen...(Read more)|
Richard K Thompson
Added: Jul. 26, 2010
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