Jeduthun Wilcox

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Jeduthun Wilcox
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817
Preceded by new seat
Succeeded by John Parrott
Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born (1768-11-18)November 18, 1768
Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.
Died July 18, 1838(1838-07-18) (aged 69)
Orford New Hampshire, U.S.
Resting place Orford Village Cemetery
Orford, New Hampshire
Citizenship US
Political party Federalist Party
Spouse(s) Elisabeth Todd Wilcox
Children Leonard Wilcox
Sarah Fisk Wilcox Hinckley
Profession Lawyer

Jeduthun Wilcox (November 18, 1768 – July 18, 1838) was an American politician and a United States Representative from New Hampshire.

Early life[edit]

Born in Middletown, Connecticut, Wilcox studied law with Benjamin A. Gilbert; was admitted to the bar in 1802 and commenced practice in Orford Grafton County, New Hampshire.[1]


Wilcox served as member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1809-1811.

Elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses, Wilcox served as United States Representative for the state of New Hampshire (March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817).[2]


Wilcox died in Orford, New Hampshire,[3] on July 18, 1838 (age 69 years, 8 months). He is interred at Orford Village Cemetery, Orford, New Hampshire.

Family life[edit]

The son of John and Eunice Wilcox, he married Sarah Fisk and they had a son, Leonard Wilcox, who served as a United States Senator from New Hampshire.[4] After Sarah's death, he married Elisabeth Todd and had six daughters.


  1. ^ Bell, Charles (1893). The bench and bar of New Hampshire: including biographical notices of deceased judges of the highest court, and lawyers of the province and state. Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1893 - Biography & Autobiography. p. 747. 
  2. ^ Seward, Josiah (1921). History. Sentinel printing Company,. p. 237. 
  3. ^ Lanman, Charles (Sep 30, 2006). Dictionary of the United States Congress. Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library. p. 410. 
  4. ^ "Jeduthun Wilcox". 2014 J. Allen Crider. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
new seat
New Hampshire At-large seat six
Succeeded by
John Parrott