Edwin Wheeler

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Edwin Wheeler (June 28, 1828 – January 22, 1864) was an American legislator and jurist.

Born in Unionville, Ohio, in Lake County, Ohio, Wheeler studied law in Akron, Ohio and in Madison, Wisconsin and was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1849. He moved to Neenah, Wisconsin, where he practiced law. In 1852, he moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin and was elected county judge for Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Wheeler served in the Wisconsin State Senate 1857-1858. In 1861, Wheeler was elected Wisconsin Circuit Court judge serving until his death. He died in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.[1]

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  1. ^ 'Proceedings of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin,' vol. 1, Wisconsin Bar Association: 1905, Biographical Sketch of Edwin Wheeler, pg. 141