Thomas Stokeley Wilson

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Thomas Stokeley Wilson (October 13, 1813 May 16, 1894) was a judge and attorney from Iowa. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, he graduated from Jefferson College (now Washington & Jefferson College) in 1833. He served in the Iowa House of Representatives 1866 and 1868 as a Democrat. [1] He was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Iowa Territory 1838-1839 and Judge of the Iowa Supreme Court from December 28, 1846 to October 31, 1847, appointed from Dubuque County, Iowa, and Iowa District Court judge 1852-1863. He died in Dubuque, Iowa. [1] [2] [3]

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  1. 1 2 Eaton, Samuel John Mills; Henry Woods (1889). "Wilson, Thomas Stokeley". Biographical and Historical Catalogue of Washington and Jefferson College. Elm street printing company. p. 69.
  2. Justice Thomas Stokeley Wilson Archived 2010-05-30 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Thomas Stokeley Wilson-Iowa General Assembly Archived 2013-06-26 at
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