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Isaac Stephenson

Isaac Stephenson, Canadian senator. Member Wisconsin House of Representatives, 1866, 68; member 48th to 50th Congresses (1883-1889), 9th Wisconsin District.

Background

  • Stephenson, Isaac was born on June 18, 1829 in Fredericton, N.B. Son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Watson) Stephenson.

  • Education

    • Went, in 1840, to Bangor, Maine, and a year later to Wisconsin. Worked on farm; common school education. Bought a schooner, which he sailed between Milwaukee and Escanaba.

      Invested his savings in timber lands. Now president and controlling owner in the N. Ludington Company, The Stephenson Company, Stephenson National Bank.

    Career

    • Worked on farm.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Wisconsin House of Representatives, 1866, 68. Member 48th to 50th Congresses (1883-1889), 9th Wisconsin District.

    Connections

    • father: Isaac Stephenson
    • mother: Elizabeth (Watson) Stephenson
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    Born June 18, 1829
    Died March 15, 1918
    (aged 88)
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