Ephraim King Wilson

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This article is about the father. For his son, see Ephraim King Wilson II.
Ephraim King Wilson
Born 1771
Died 1834

Ephraim King Wilson (September 15, 1771 – January 2, 1834) was a Congressional Representative for the State of Maryland.

Wilson was born near Snow Hill, Maryland, on September 15, 1771. Graduated from Princeton College in 1790, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1792. He opened a practice in Snow Hill and was elected from the eighth district of Maryland to the Twentieth Congress and reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress. He resumed his law practice in Snow Hill after a failed nomination to the Twenty-second Congress and continued his practice until his death in Snow Hill on January 2, 1834. He is buried in the churchyard of Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church. He was also the father of Ephraim King Wilson II and William Sydney Wilson.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert N. Martin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 8th congressional district

1827–1831
Succeeded by
John S. Spence