Zalmon Wildman

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Zalmon Wildman (February 16, 1775 – December 10, 1835) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Danbury, Connecticut where he completed preparatory studies. He was manufacturer of hats and he established the first hat stores in Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia in 1802. In addition, he was the first president of Danbury National Bank 1824-1826.

Wildman was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1818 and 1819. He was appointed postmaster of Danbury, Connecticut and served from April 9, 1805, to May 26, 1835. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress and served from March 4, 1835, until his death in Washington, D.C., December 10, 1835. He was buried in Wooster Cemetery, Danbury, Connecticut.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Samuel Tweedy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1835 - December 10, 1835
Succeeded by
Thomas T. Whittlesey