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ROGER WOLCOTT (1847-1901)

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 770 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ROGER WOLCOTT (1847-1901), who graduated at Harvard in 1870, and was admitted to the Suffolk bar in 1874. He practised law in Boston, and served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1882-1884 as a Republican. In 1892 he was elected lieutenant-governor (re-elected 1893 and 1895), and in 1896 became acting-governor upon the death (5th March) of Governor Frederick T. Greenhalge. He was elected governor in 1896 and served until 1900. He died on the 21st of December 19or.
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