Wait, John Turner, 1811 - 1899

Born in New London, Connecticut, John Turner Wait was a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford.  After being admitted to the bar. He was appointed State’s Attorney for New London County (1848-1854), elected senator to Connecticut’s 8th District (1865-1866, Senate president pro tempore 1866), and served as a U.S. Senator from Connecticut’s 3rd District (1876-1887).  Wait died in Norwich on April 21, 1899.  Wikipedia. Image from Wikimedia Commons.


Born: 
1811
Died: 
1899
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