Washington F. Willcox
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Born in Killingworth, Connecticut, Willcox prepared for college at a private school, Madison Academy, and Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1862. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Deep River, Connecticut. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1862 and 1863. He served in the State senate in 1875 and 1876. State's attorney 1875-1883.
Willcox was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1893). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1892. He resumed the practice of law in Deep River, Connecticut, and also engaged in banking. State railroad commissioner 1897-1905. He died at his home in Chester, Connecticut, March 8, 1909. He was interred in Fountain Hill Cemetery, Deep River, Connecticut.
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James P. Pigott