Sylvester J. Conklin

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Sylvester J. Conklin was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Conklin was born Sylvester Jones Conklin on May 5, 1829 in Penn Yan, New York.[1] In 1848, he married Maria Wait. They would have three children.[2] Conklin later remarried twice. First, to Mattie Greenslate in 1884, and second, to Anna Duff in 1895. During the American Civil War, Conkin served with the 48th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment. From 1901 to 1903, he was Adjutant General of South Dakota.

Political career[edit]

Conklin was a member of the Assembly in 1859 and 1869. He was a Republican.


  1. ^ "Sylvester Jones Conklin". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-12-29. 
  2. ^ "Sylvester J. Conklin Biography". USGenWeb Archives. Retrieved 2011-12-29.