Solmous Wakeley

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Solmous 'Solomon' Wakeley (March 17, 1794 – January 12, 1867) was a pioneer Wisconsin legislator.

Born in New Milford, Connecticut, Wakeley settled in Homer, New New York, then Pennsylvania, Ohio, and then Whitewater, Wisconsin. He served in the first Wisconsin Constitutional Convention of 1846. One of his sons was Judge Eleazer Wakeley. He died in Madison, Wisconsin.[1] He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1855, 1857.[2]

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  1. ^ The Convention of 1846, Constitutional Series, vol. II, Collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society, vol, XXVII, 1919, pg. 798
  2. ^ http://www.legis.state.wi.us/lrb/pubs/ib/99ib1.pdf