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Montgomery M. Cothren | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society

Painting

Montgomery M. Cothren

Montgomery M. Cothren | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society
Waist-up portrait of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents to Michigan (1832), and settled in New Diggings, Wis. in 1839. In 1843 he moved to Mineral Point, was admitted to the bar and established a law practice. A Democrat, he was a member of the territorial lower house (1847-1848) and state senator (1849-1850). In 1852 he was elected judge of the 5th judicial circuit, serving from 1853-1865, and was again elected in 1876, serving from 1877 to 1883. Cothren maintained a successful law practice in Mineral Point and was active in politics until his death." (State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Dictionary of Wisconsin Biography, 1960, p. 87.)
DESCRIPTION
Waist-up portrait of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents to Michigan (1832), and settled in New Diggings, Wis. in 1839. In 1843 he moved to Mineral Point, was admitted to the bar and established a law practice. A Democrat, he was a member of the territorial lower house (1847-1848) and state senator (1849-1850). In 1852 he was elected judge of the 5th judicial circuit, serving from 1853-1865, and was again elected in 1876, serving from 1877 to 1883. Cothren maintained a successful law practice in Mineral Point and was active in politics until his death." (State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Dictionary of Wisconsin Biography, 1960, p. 87.)
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2591
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Brookes and Stevenson
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Collection Name:WHS Museum Collection
Genre:Painting
Original Format Type:paintings
Original Format Number:Museum 1942.215
Original Dimensions:unknown
SUBJECTS
Lawyers
Portraits
Neckties
Suits (Clothing)
Chairs
Men
Politicians

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