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Henry A. Wise

Born: Dec 3, 1806

Death: Sep 12, 1876

Birthplace: Accomac

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Henry A. Wise

Date of Birth : Dec 3, 1806
Date of Death : Sep 12, 1876
Birth Place : Accomac

Henry Alexander Wise was an American lawyer and politician from Virginia. He was a U.S. Representative and Governor of Virginia, and US Minister to Brazil. During the American Civil War, he was a general in the Confederate States Army. He was the father of U.S. Representatives Richard Alsop Wise and John Sergeant Wise.


  • Lawyer
  • Politician
  • Historian

Also known as

  • Henry Wise


  • John Sergeant Wise
  • Richard Alsop Wise
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