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John F. Potter

John F. Potter | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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
Creation Date:1856  
Creator Name:Fuller and Johnson
Collection Name:Johnson and Fuller (Photographers : Madison, Wis.) : Wisconsin souvenir from Johnson and Fuller)
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 60.41
Original Dimensions:5 x 6.25 inches
Indoor photography
Portrait photography
Political leadership
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Suits (Clothing)

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