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John F. Potter

John F. Potter
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Title: 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.

Image ID: 27755
Fuller and Johnson
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Johnson and Fuller (Photographers : Madison, Wis.) : Wisconsin souvenir from Johnson and Fuller, 1856
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Indoor photography
Portrait photography
Political leadership
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Suits (Clothing)

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