John W. Cary

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John W. Cary was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate and the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Cary was born John Watson Cary in Shoreham, Vermont in 1817.[1] He graduated from Union College before moving to Racine, Wisconsin in 1850 and to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1859. Cary died in 1895.


Cary was a member of the Senate from 1853 to 1854 and was Mayor of Racine in 1857. He was a member of the Board of Councilors of Milwaukee in 1868 before serving in the Assembly in 1872. Cary was a Democrat.[2]


  1. ^ "Cary, John Watson 1817 - 1895". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  2. ^ "John W. Cary". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-12-13.