US Con -Wilson, Robert - U.S. Senator, MO

Robert Wilson:
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Born: November 1803
Birthplace: Staunton Virginia
Father:
Mother:

Wife:
Margaret W. Snoddy 1808 – 1837
(Buried: Walkup Cemetery Armstrong Missouri)

Children:
Mary Ann Wilson McDonald 1835 – 1920
(Buried: Mount Mora Cemetery Saint Joseph Missouri)


Political Party: Unionist Party


Occupation before War:

1820: Moved to Howard County Missouri
School Teacher in Howard County Missouri
1825: Howard County Missouri Probate Judge
1829 – 1840: Clerk of County and Circuit Courts in Howard County
1837: Brigadier General of Missouri State Troops in Mormon War
1840 – 1852: Attorney in Huntsville Missouri
1844: Missouri State Representative
1852 – 1862: Attorney in Andrew County Missouri
1854: Missouri State Senator

Civil War Career:
1852 – 1862: Attorney in Andrew County Missouri
1861: Delegate to Missouri State convention to decide on secession
1861: Vice President of Missouri State Convention
1862: Appointed U.S. Senator to fill vacancy of Waldo P. Johnson
1862 – 1863: United States Senator from Missouri
1862 – 1863: Member of Senate Indian Affairs Committee
1862 – 1863: Member of Senate Territories Committee
1863 – 1870: Farmer in Marshall Missouri

Occupation after War:
1863 – 1870: Farmer in Saint Joseph Missouri

Died:
May 10, 1870
Place of Death: Marshall Missouri
Age at time of Death: 66 years old
Burial Place: Mount Mora Cemetery Saint Joseph Missouri

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