William Penn Wolf

William Penn Wolf

Birth
Harrisburg, Stark County, Ohio, USA
Death 19 Sep 1896 (aged 62)
Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
Burial Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 15566310 · View Source
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US Congressman. In 1859 he began practicing law in Tipton, Iowa, later became Superintendent of Public Schools and served as member of the State House of Representatives in 1863 and 1864. During the Civil War he served the Union Army as Captain of Company I, 46th Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He was appointed assistant Assessor of Internal Revenue in 1865 and served as a member of the State Senate from 1867 to 1869. He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Smyth and served from 1870 to 1871. After his term, he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the State House of Representatives from 1881 to 1885. In 1884 he was elected judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Iowa District and served in this capacity until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 31 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15566310
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Penn Wolf (1 Dec 1833–19 Sep 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15566310, citing Masonic Cemetery, Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .