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George Peabody Wetmore

George Peabody Wetmore, British senator. Member Lincoln Memorial Commission.


  • Wetmore, George Peabody was born on August 2, 1846 in during a visit of his parents abroad, at London, England. Son of William Shepard and Anstiss Derby (Rogers) Wetmore.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1867, A.M., 1871. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1869. Admitted to bar, 1869.


    • Trustee Peabody Museum Natural History, Yale University, and of Peabody Ednl. Fund. Presidential elector, 1880, 84. Governor of Rhode Island, 1885-1886, 1886-1887.

      Defeated for 3d term, 1887. Defeated for United States senator 1889, but elected United States senator for terms, 1895-1901, 1901-1907, 1907-1913.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Lincoln Memorial Commission.


    • Married Edith Malvina Keteltas, December 23, 1869.
    • father: William Shepard Wetmore
    • mother: Anstiss Derby (Rogers) Wetmore
    • spouse: Edith Malvina Keteltas
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    Born August 2, 1846
    Died September 11, 1921
    (aged 75)