Edwin Flint

Edwin Flint (May 25, 1814 – October 15, 1891) was an American politician, lawyer, and politician.

Born in Braintree, Vermont, Flint graduated from University of Vermont in 1836. He taught school in Virginia for one year and then went to Norwalk, Ohio to read law. Flint was the tutor for the family of Isaac Shelby Governor of Kentucky. In 1840, Flint was admitted to the Indiana bar in Lafayette, Indiana. He then lived in Jackson, Michigan in 1841. In 1848, Flint moved to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and practiced law. He moved to La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1851 and continued to practiced law. He served as district attorney for La Crosse County, Wisconsin in 1852. Flint also served on the La Crosse County Board of Supervisors and was the chairman of the county board. In 1862, Flint served in the Wisconsin State Senate. Then, in 1862, Flint was elected Wisconsin Circuit Court judge. In 1869, Flint moved to Mason City, Iowa and practiced law until 1870 when he quit his law practice to manage his business affairs. Flint died in Mason City, Iowa.[1][2]


  1. ^ 'Report of the Annual Proceedings of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin, February 1–2, 1901, Madison, Wisconsin: 1901, Biographical Sketch of Edwin Flint, pg. 257-258
  2. ^ 'Death of Judge Flint,' Defiance Daily Crescent (Defiance, Ohio),' October 17, 1891, pg. 1