Luther A. Cole

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Luther A. Cole (November 1, 1812 – June 22, 1880) was an American businessman and politician.

Born in Charleston, Vermont, Cole moved to Watertown, Wisconsin Territory and started a mill. He also had a merchandise business. In 1844 and 1846, he served as sheriff of Jefferson County, Wisconsin Territory. He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1859. He was a member of the Whig Party and then the Republican Party. He died in Denver, Colorado where he lived part of the time and had property.[1][2]

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  1. ^ 'Collection-State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Historical Society: 1882, Wisconsin Necrology-1882, pg. 449
  2. ^ 'The US Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-made Men, Wisconsin Volume,' 1877