Jay R. Hinckley

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Jay R. Hinckley was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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Biography

Hinckley was born on April 23, 1840, sources have differed on the location. He would attend Whitestown Seminary. [1] Later, his places of residences would include Wisconsin cities River Falls, Hudson and Tomah. Hinckley's professions included schoolteacher, school principal and newspaper editor and publisher.

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In 1868, Hinckley married Sarah A. Chamberlain. They would have three children.

Political career

Hinckley was a member of the Assembly in 1883, representing the 2nd District of Monroe County, Wisconsin. [2] Previously, he had been the school superintendent of St. Croix County, Wisconsin in 1872 and 1878. He was a Democrat.

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References

  1. HISTORY OF Northern Wisconsin. Chicago: The Western Historical Company. 1881. p.  649.
  2. THE BLUE BOOK OF THE STATE OF WISCONSIN. 1883. p. 499.