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Lawyer

Samuel Mountford Wilson, American lawyer. member California Constitutional Committee, 1878-1879, also chairman judiciary board, refused to sign finished constitution; member board freeholders which drafted new municipal charter for San Francisco, 1879.

Background

Wilson, Samuel Mountford was born on August 12, 1823 in Steubenville, Ohio, United States. Son of Peter and Frances (Stokeley) Wilson.

Career

Partner with Col; lawyer, especially in civil cases, wills.

Membership

Member California Constitutional Committee, 1878-1879, also chairman judiciary board, refused to sign finished constitution. Member board freeholders which drafted new municipal charter for San Francisco, 1879.

Connections

Married Emily Scott, July 5, 1848, 4 children including Russell.

father:
Peter Wilson

mother:
Frances (Stokeley) Wilson

spouse:
Emily Scott