Morgan Ringland Wise
Morgan Ringland Wise (June 7, 1825 – April 13, 1903) was a member of the 46th and 47th Congress of the United States.
Wise was born in West Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He engaged in gold mining in California in 1850 and while there voluntereed under Major Stammins, to defend the miners against the depredations of the Indians. He returned to Pennsylvania where he graduated from Waynesburg College in 1856. He spent several years engaged in agricultural pursuits.
He then moved to Arizona where he raised cattle. He became consular agent at Nogales, Mexico from Feb. 10, 1888 to May 31, 1900. He died in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, and was returned to Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, for burial.
- Morgan Ringland Wise at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- The Political Graveyard
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district
1879 - 1883
Charles E. Boyle
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