See also:administrator, was
See also:born in
See also:Ayrshire, Scotland, on the 16th of
See also:August 1835 . In 1851 he was taken by his parents to
See also:America, where they originally settled in
See also:Connecticut, but in 1855 removed to Tama
See also:Iowa . He studied at Iowa
See also:College, and in 1861 became a
See also:farmer . He was a Republican member of the state
See also:House of Representatives in 1868—1873, and was its
See also:speaker in 1872—1873, and he was a member of the
See also:National House of Representatives from 1873 to 1877 and again in 1883—1885 . From 1870 to 1874 he was a
See also:regent of the State University of Iowa; in 1877—1883 was a member of the Iowa State Railway Commission, and from 1890 to 1897 was
See also:professor of
See also:agriculture at the Iowa Agricultural College, at
See also:Ames, and director of the State Agricultural Experiment Station . In
See also:March 1897 he became Secretary of Agriculture in
See also:Cabinet and served into President Taft's administration, holding
See also:office longer than any other cabinet officer since the organization of the
See also:government .
JAMES WILSON (1742—1798)
JAMES HARRISON WILSON (1837– )
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