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Franklin Augustus Wilson, American lawyer. member Me.

Background

Wilson, Franklin Augustus was born on November 6, 1832 in Bradford, Maine, United States. Son of John Hinds and Rachel Rider (Kingsbury) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, 1854, A.M., 1857 (Doctor of Laws, 1900).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1857. Practiced with late Chief Justice John A. Peters (Peters & Wilson), 1867-1872. With late Justice Charles F. Woodard (Wilson & Woodard), 1872-1894.

Member Maine House of Representatives, 1875-1876. Republican presidential elector, 1905. Director Maine Central Railroad Company, since 1892(president 1894-1900).

President Penobscot Savings Bank, European & N. American Railway Overseer Bowdoin College. Trustee Bangor Public Library.

Membership

Member Me.

Connections

Married Mary Elliott Carr, 1859 (died 1867). Married second, Caroline Pierce Stetson, 1871.

father:
John Hinds Wilson

mother:
Rachel Rider (Kingsbury) Wilson

spouse:
Mary Elliott Carr

spouse:
Caroline Pierce Stetson