Wirt Dexter Edit Profile
Attended Cazenovia Seminary, New York, University of Michigan.
Engaged in lumber business in Michigan, for a time. Moved to Chicago, 1853. Admitted to bar, became prominent lawyer Chicago.
Director Chicago, Burlington and Quincey R.R. A founder Chicago Relief and Aid Society, chairman of the executive committee to distribute aid in aftermath of Chicago Fire, 1871.
Married Kate Augusta Dusenberry, June 15, 1858. Married second, Josephine Moore, December 18, 1866.