John F. Potter | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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John F. Potter

DESCRIPTION

Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's Lake, East Troy, Walworth County. He was a Republican member of the Wisconsin state assembly in 1856, a state court judge in Wisconsin, and a U.S. Representative from the Wisconsin 1st District from 1857 until 1863. He died in 1899.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 27755

Creation Date: 1856 

Creator Name: Fuller and Johnson

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Johnson and Fuller (Photographers : Madison, Wis.) : Wisconsin souvenir from Johnson and Fuller

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 60.41

Original Dimensions: 5 x 6.25 inches

SUBJECTS

Beards

Indoor photography

Men

Moustache

Neckties

Political leadership

Portrait photography

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Suits (Clothing)

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