Jeduthun Wilcox (November 18, 1768 – July 18, 1838) was an American politician and a United States Representative from New Hampshire.

Jeduthun Wilcox
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817
Preceded bynew seat
Succeeded byJohn Parrott
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office
1809–1811
Personal details
Born(1768-11-18)November 18, 1768
Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.
DiedJuly 18, 1838(1838-07-18) (aged 69)
Orford New Hampshire, U.S.
Resting placeOrford Village Cemetery
Orford, New Hampshire
CitizenshipUS
Political partyFederalist Party
Spouse(s)Elisabeth Todd Wilcox
ChildrenLeonard Wilcox
Sarah Fisk Wilcox Hinckley
ProfessionLawyer
Politician
Farmer

Early lifeEdit

Born in Middletown, Connecticut, Wilcox studied law with Benjamin A. Gilbert; was admitted to the bar in 1802 and commenced practice in Orford Grafton County, New Hampshire.[1]

CareerEdit

Wilcox served as member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1809 to 1811.

Elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses, Wilcox served as United States Representative for the state of New Hampshire (March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817).[2]

DeathEdit

Wilcox died in Orford, New Hampshire,[3] on July 18, 1838 (age 69 years, 8 months). He is interred at Orford Village Cemetery, Orford, New Hampshire.

Family lifeEdit

The son of John and Eunice Wilcox, he married Sarah Fisk and they had a son, Leonard Wilcox, who served as a United States Senator from New Hampshire.[4] After Sarah's death, he married Elisabeth Todd and had six daughters.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bell, Charles (1893). The bench and bar of New Hampshire: including biographical notices of deceased judges of the highest court, and lawyers of the province and state. Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1893 - Biography & Autobiography. p. 747.
  2. ^ Seward, Josiah (1921). History. Sentinel printing Company. p. 237.
  3. ^ Lanman, Charles (Sep 30, 2006). Dictionary of the United States Congress. Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library. p. 410.
  4. ^ "Jeduthun Wilcox". 2014 J. Allen Crider. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
new seat
New Hampshire At-large seat six
1813—1817
Succeeded by
John Parrott