Thomas Weaver (politician)

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Thomas Weaver was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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Biography

Weaver was born on October 1, 1822 in Sussex, England. [1] He moved with his family to Oneida County, New York in 1830 before eventually settling in Lisbon, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Weaver's father, James Weaver, would become a member of the Assembly and his brother Richard Weaver, would become a member of the Assembly and of the Wisconsin State Senate.

Sussex historic county in South East England

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Oneida County, New York County in New York

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On April 8, 1847, Weaver married Betty Craven. They would have thirteen children. Weaver died on July 25, 1885.

Assembly career

Weaver was a member of the Assembly during the 1865 session. [2] He was a Democrat.

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References

  1. THE HISTORY OF WAUKESHA COUNTY, WISCONSIN. Chicago: Western Historical Company. 1880. p. 983.
  2. Lawrence S. Barish, ed. (2007). State of Wisconsin Blue Book 2007 - 2008. p. 184.