Ezra Wescott

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Ezra Irving Wescott (1818 – 1865[1]) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Biography[edit]

Wescott was a school teacher in what would become Wiota, Wisconsin.[2] He married Nancy Brown in November 1845 before eventually settling in Cadiz, Wisconsin. Wescott died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he had been receiving medical treatment.

His brothers, Jefferson and Walter, were also legislators and his father, John, was a local politician in New Glarus (town), Wisconsin.

Political career[edit]

Wescott was a member of the Assembly during the 1863 session.[3] Additionally, he was Magistrate of York, Green County, Wisconsin, Register of Deeds of Cadiz and Treasurer of Green County, Wisconsin. He was a Republican.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ezra Irving Wescott (1818-1865)". Find A Grave. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  2. ^ History of Green County, Wisconsin. Springfield, Ill.: Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 1147.
  3. ^ Lawrence S. Barish, ed. (2007). State of Wisconsin Blue Book. p. 185.