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Wise, Richard A. (b. 1843)

Wise, Richard A. (b. 1843)
Historical Note
Richard A. Wise was born in Philadelphia, Pa. 2 September 1843, and attended the College of William and Mary for two years. He served in the Confederate States Army and graduated from the Medical College of Virginia. Richard A. Wise was professor at William and Mary from 1869-1880; superintendent of Eastern Lunatic Asylum 1882-1885 and served in the Virginia House of Delegates; as circuit and county clerk in James City County, Va.; and in Congress 1898-1900. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: [url=http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Richard A. Wise]http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Richard A. Wise[/url]
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John S. Wise Papers, 1869-1873