Log In

Dighton Corson Edit Profile

judge

Dighton Corson, American judge. Member Wisconsin House of Representatives, 1857-1858; member South Dakot Constitutional convs., 1885, 1889.

Background

Corson, Dighton was born on October 21, 1829 in Somerset Company, Maine, United States. Son of Isaac and Nancy Corson.

Education

Academic education, Waterville, Maine.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1853. In practice at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1853-1861, in Nevada, 1861-1876, at Deadwood, South Dakot, 1877-1889.

Membership

Member Wisconsin House of Representatives, 1857-1858. Member South Dakot Constitutional convs., 1885, 1889.

Connections

father:
Isaac Corson

mother:
Nancy Corson