See also:American politician and soldier, was
See also:born at Drummondtown (or Accomac), Accomack
See also:county, Virginia, on the 3rd of
See also:December 18o6 . He graduated from
See also:Washington (now Washington and Jefferson)
See also:College, Pennsylvania, in 1825, and began to practise
See also:law in
See also:Tennessee, in 1828 . I-le returned to Accomack county, Va., in 1830, and served in the
See also:House of Representatives in 1833-1837 as an
See also:nullification Democrat, but broke with the party on the withdrawal of the deposits from the
See also:United States
See also:Bank, and was re-elected to Congress in 1837, 1839 and 1841 as a Whig, and in 1843 as a Tyler Democrat . From 1844 to 1847 he was
See also:minister to Brazil . In 1850-1851 he was a member of the
See also:convention to revise the Virginia constitution, and advocated
See also:white manhood
See also:internal improvements, and the abolition of imprisonment for
See also:debt . In 1855 he was elected
See also:governor of the state (1856-186o) as a Democrat .
See also:raid occurred during his
See also:term, and Wise refused to reprieve Brown after
See also:sentence had been passed . He strongly opposed
See also:secession, but finally voted for the Virginia ordinance, was commissioned brigadier-general in the Confederate army and served throughout the war . He died at
See also:Richmond, Va., on the 12th of
See also:September 1876 . He wrote Seven Decades of the Union 79o-186o (1872) . His son, JOHN SERGEANT WISE (b . 1846), United States
See also:attorney for the Eastern
See also:District of Virginia in 1881-1883, and a member of the National House of Representatives in 1883-1885, wrote The End of an Era (1899) and Recollections of Thirteen Presidents (1906) .
See also:Life of H . A . Wise, by his
See also:grandson, B . H . Wise (1899) .
WISDOM, BOOK OF, or WISDOM OF SOLOMON (Sept. Io4ia ...
ISAAC MAYER WISE (1819-1900)
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