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Lieut John Sergeant Wise

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Lieut John Sergeant Wise

Birth
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Death 12 May 1913 (aged 66)
Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6991883 View Source
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US Congressman. He was born in Rio de Janeiro while his father was United States Minister to Brazil. A cadet at Virginia Military Institute, he participated in the Battle of New Market in 1862, and later became a lieutenant in the Confederate Army. He was United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia from 1882 to 1883 and a United States Representative from Virginia from 1883 to 1885. He was the unsuccessful Republican candidate for Governor of Virginia in 1885. His father was Governor Henry A. Wise and he was the brother of United States Representative Richard A. Wise.


Gravesite Details This is a memorial to him in the Wise Cemetery. His body is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond Virginia


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 5 Dec 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6991883
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6991883/john-sergeant-wise : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut John Sergeant Wise (27 Dec 1846–12 May 1913), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6991883, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .