Rodney Wallace (Massachusetts)

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Rodney Wallace
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 11th district
In office
March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891
Preceded by William Whiting
Succeeded by Frederick S. Coolidge
Town of Fitchburg Board of Selectmen
In office
1864–1867
Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1873–1873
Massachusetts Governor's Councilor
 for the 7th Council district
In office
1880–1882
Personal details
Born New Ipswich, New Hampshire
Spouse(s) Sophia Ingalls (died June 20, 1871); Sophia F. Bailey
Children Herbert I. Wallace, George I. Wallace
Residence Prospect Street, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Profession Businessman; Paper maker
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Rodney Wallace (December 21, 1823 – February 27, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

Born in New Ipswich, New Hampshire, Wallace attended the common schools. He engaged in the manufacture of paper. He was a member of the Board of Selectmen of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, in 1864, 1865, and 1867. He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1873. He served as member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council from 1880-1882.

Wallace was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891). Wallace was not a candidate for renomination in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress. After serving in congress Wallace returned to the business of manufacturing paper. He died in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, on February 27, 1903. He was interred in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Whiting
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 11th congressional district

March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1891
Succeeded by
Frederick S. Coolidge

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