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William Forrest Hunter, American lawyer.

Background

Hunter, William Forrest was born on May 26, 1839 in Woodsfield Ohio. Son of William Forrest and Mary (Kinkeade) Hunter.

Education

Educational public schools, Woodsfield. Studied law under late Justice John W. Okey (Supreme Court, Ohio) and at law school, University of Michigan.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1861. Served in Union army. Adjunct 62d O.V.I., captain 97th O.V.I.

Served on staffs Generals Wagner and Woods, in Army of the Cumberland. Shot in mouth in charge on Missionary Ridge. Resumed practice after war.

Counsel for railway companies.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Fitz Randolph, January 1, 1867.

father:
William Forrest Hunter

mother:
Mary (Kinkeade) Hunter

spouse:
Elizabeth Fitz Randolph