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  Biography:  Henry C. Wise
HENRY C. Henry C. Wise, ex-educator and practical farmer and mechanic of Fall Creek Township, Henry County, Indiana, was born near Lewisville on Flat Rock creek, this County, June 3, 1855, and is a son of Peter and Matilda (Bouch) Wise, natives of Pennsylvania.
Peter Wise was a farmer and for five years resided near Cadiz where his death occurred when he was seventy-five years old; he was survived by his widow about nine years, her death taking place at the present home of her son, Henry.C., when she was about eighty.
Wise settled on the old place in 1889 and at once began making the necessary improvements to make the farm a profitable and comfortable one to live upon, clearing up the unimproved part, laying about two hundred rods of tiling and erecting modem and substantial buildings, his barn being 36x87 feet, with basement.
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  Henry Wise Wood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Wise Wood (May 31, 1860-June 10, 1941) was born in Missouri but in 1905 moved to Alberta and became president of the United Farmers of Alberta.
Wise Wood moved to Alberta like many Americans because of the availability of cheap land in the "last best west".
Wise Wood became well known as the main theorist and head of the radical Albertan branch of the wave of agrarian discontent that was sweeping Canada at the time.
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 HarpWeek | Elections | 1860 Biographies
Henry Wise was born in Drummondtown (now Accomac) on Virginia’s Eastern Shore to Sarah Cropper Wise and John Wise, a Federalist legislator and lawyer.
Wise began his political life voting for Andrew Jackson in 1828 and was nominated by the Jacksonian Democrats for Congress in 1833.
Wise was a major voice at the Virginia constitutional convention of 1850-1851 and helped apportion the legislature in a more equitable fashion.
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 Henry Wise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the American political figure, see Henry A. Wise.
Henry Wise (1653 - 1738) was an English gardener and landscape architect apprenticed to George London at Brompton Nursery.
The two later worked as partners on Hampton Court, Chelsea Hospital, Longleat, Chatsworth, Melbourne Hall, Wimpole Hall and Castle Howard, drawing inspiration from contemporaries in France and the Netherlands.
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Although Henry opposed the operation of a museum by the Smithsonian, he understood the importance of collecting and classifying natural phenomena from the continent's far reaches, which were just opening to exploration, and thought it appropriate to use Smithsonian funds to obtain type specimens for such study.
Henry controlled the east wing and what would be the main building, but not the west wing, which was to house the library.
Henry believed Baird to be the source of the leak, and his words demonstrate his sometimes imperious attitude and the narrow line to which Baird had to hew.
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 The American Experience | John Brown's Holy War | People & Events | Govenor Henry A. Wise
On Oct. 17, 1859, Governor Henry Wise of Virginia received the alarming news that Northerners had attacked the armory at Harpers Ferry.
(Wise felt Kansas was the wrong fight at the wrong time.) Wise was a Southerner to the bone, but he believed Virginia’s future rested in joint economic and industrial advancement with the North.
Wise arrived in Harpers Ferry on the afternoon of Brown’s capture, accompanied by an entourage of press and politicians to observe the interrogation.
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 Handbook of Texas Online: WISE COUNTY
Wise County is in northwestern Texas, forty miles south of the Oklahoma border.
The average elevation of Wise County is 800 feet above sea level, and two-thirds of the county is drained by the West Fork of the Trinity River.
Wise County was officially established by legislative act on January 23, 1856, and was named in honor of Henry A. Wise, a United States Congressman from Virginia, who, during the 1840s, supported the annexation
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Wise was elected governor of Virginia from 1856-1860.
Wise was a "liberal southerner" which means he was a slave owner who saw the eventual dissolution of slavery.
Wise held the belief that the Union could or must be maintained, but he was outnumbered by secessionists in his own state.
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 WISE, HENRY A. - LoveToKnow Article on WISE, HENRY A.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
(C. WISE, HENRY ALEXANDER (1806-1876), American politician and soldier, was born at Drummondtown (or Accomac), Accomack county, Virginia, on the 3rd of December 1806.
John Brown's raid occurred during his term, and Wise refused to reprieve Brown after sentence had been passed.
He strongly opposed secession, but finally voted for the Virginia ordinance, was commissioned brigadier-general in the Confederate army and served throughout the war.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /W/WI/WISE_HENRY_A_.htm   (1328 words)

 Wise County
Named after Henry A. Wise, a U.S. Senator from Virginia who supported Texas annexation, Wise was later governor and a Confederate States of America General.
Wise County was one of the Texas counties that voted against secession from the United States.
The Wise County Courthouse is now in the National register, and carries the medallion and plaque attesting to its historic value in the State of Texas.
www.sheriff.co.wise.tx.us /wisecoun.htm   (547 words)

 A Lecture on John Brown
Although his biographer, Craig M. Simpson, argues for Wise's sympathies for the slave in his support of colonization 1 and his curious action in apparently writing the 1840 gag rule provisions, but refraining from voting for them, Wise became a vocal supporter of the slavery establishment in Virginia.
Wise, in turn, supported Tyler's annexation of Texas as a means to alleviate the growing strain of the slavery issues and growth of population in the border areas of the South (see Simpson, p.
Wise's rhetoric was fiery in its attacks on these "lousy, godless, Christless" politicians, but he also promised to work on internal improvements such as canals, railroads, and to work for agricultural improvements which could be brought about by a better educational system.
www.libraries.wvu.edu /theses/Attfield/HTML/Wise.html   (792 words)

 Henry Alexander WISE
A biographical sketch of Henry A. Wise, with a history of the political campaign in Virginia in 1855.
Henry A. Wise, upon the conduct and character of James K. Polk, as Speaker of the House of Representatives, with other ”Democratic” illustrations.
Wise, of Virginia, on his resolutions, on the subject of the President’s protest to the Senate; the proper custody of the public money; the right of Congress to control the same, c.
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 Descendants of Henry H. Wise
1.  HENRY H.1 WISE was born 01 23 1800 in Ind.,Ky., Va.?, and died 06 11 1869 in Webster Co.,Kentucky.
2.  HENRY HARDIN2 WISE (HENRY H.1) was born 01 26 1832 in Jefferson or Bullitt Co.,Kentucky, and died 12 10 1901 in Webster Co.,Kentucky.
3.  SARA KATHERINE3 WISE (HENRY HARDIN2, HENRY H.1) was born 04 18 1868 in Webster County, Kentucky, and died 12 01 1941 in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky.  She married ELIJAH SPENCER MELTON in Sebree, Webster, Kentucky, son of ARCHIBALD DIXON MELTON and MARY SELLARS.
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Henry Aitken Wise, the foremost directory publisher of his time in New Zealand and Australia, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 28 December 1835.
Henry Wise died at Dunedin on 16 June 1922; Elizabeth Wise had predeceased him by some 12 years.
Wise's regional directories were successful as business ventures because they served the immediate needs of scattered, highly mobile and rapidly growing populations on both sides of the Tasman.
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 A beach house fit for a president - Eastern Shore News - delmarvanow.com
Wise had previously boasted to him that a good mint julep was always made with unwashed mint, and Adams subsequently saw him gathering the mint for the drink from his own private patch near the front porch.
John S. Wise died in 1913 and the next owner was his son Henry A. Wise (1874-1968), who bore the name of his famous grandfather.
Wise was attending the state Republican convention in Roanoke when he learned that the government, having made a deposit of $40,000 towards the purchase price, had seized the property and erected "Keep Out" signs.
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The author portrays Wise as an exaggerated personification of a type common in Virginia and the Old South and relates that although he was greatly admired by some Virginians, he was energetically yet vilified by others.
Wise’s parents died when Wise was a relatively young age, leaving little inheritance for their younger son.
While a member of the House, Wise vehemently supported the gag rule (a rule quieting petitions sent to the House floor that were abolitionist in nature), yet Simpson’s states that “Wise rose in the House to denounce Northern shipping interests for fastening slavery on the South during the colonial period.
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 A Lecture on John Brown
Wise, of Virginia, was the fearless knight, who did most to put down Know-Nothingism ten years later.
Wise was lean, tall and cadaverous, with vehemence and tones not unlike John Randolph's, and a steel-spring energy, that despite feeble health, never bent or broke.
Wise was the undoubted dictator of the Tyler Administration.
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 Thomas Wise, Mayor of Oxford
Thomas Wise (1707–1772) was the son of Henry Wise (who was himself three times Mayor of Oxford).
In July 1746 Wise was chosen as one of the eight Assistants, and in September that year he was elected Mayor, selecting John Phillips as his Child and William Cherry as his Chamberlain.
Thomas Wise died on 13 August 1772 at the age of 65 and was buried at the Church of St Peter-in-the-East on 29 August.
www.headington.org.uk /oxon/mayors/1714_1835/wise_thomas_1746.htm   (426 words)

 Gov. Henry Alexander Wise
On Oct. 17, 1859, Governor Henry Wise of Virginia received the alarming news that Northerners had attacked the armory at Harpers Ferry.
Wise may have initially thought that the John Brown affair offered an opportunity for favorable exposure on the national stage.
Wise arrived in Harpers Ferry on the afternoon of Browns capture, accompanied by an entourage of press and politicians to observe the interrogation.
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 Calgary Board of Education - Schools and Areas
Henry Wise Wood High School, the Home of Scholars, Artists and Champions, is located in the southwest community of Chinook Park and Kelvin Grove, serving the communities of Bayview, Bel-Aire, Braeside, Britannia, Cedarbrae, Chinook Park, Eagle Ridge, Elboya, Haysboro, Kelvin Grove, Kingsland, Manchester, Mayfair, Meadowlark Park, Oakridge, Palliser, Pumphill, Windsor Park, Woodbine, and Woodlands.
Henry Wise Wood moved to Alberta in 1905 and became a Canadian citizen in 1909.
Henry Wise Wood is regarded as one of the most influential individuals in Canadian agricultural and farming history.
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 Ancestors and Descendents of Lee Allan Wise and Dorothy Mae Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
She was married to Raymond Henry May on 4 AUG 1945 in St. Joseph, OH (St. Joseph Catholic Church).
She was married to Charles Henry White on 10 APR 1936 in Akron, Summit Co., OH.
Children were: James Alfred Wise, Timothy George Wise, John Henry Wise, Thomas Raymond Wise.
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 roots_06022004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Henry Galt Wise was born in Bartow County, Georgia in 1845.
Henry and Ella were the parents of ten children: Alice, Henry “Gus,” Franklin, William R., Paul, Mattie, Ed Howard, Grover and Della.
Henry and Dorothy were the parents of John, Henry, Adam and Martha.
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 Henry Wise ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Frederick the Wise and John the Constant of Saxony, 1509
Frederick III (1463-1525), the Wise, Elector of Saxony, 1533 Attributed to Lucas Cranach the Elder
Henry Wolf, Portrait of the Engraver Henry Wolf, 1905
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 Brigadier General Henry Alexander Wise
Brigadier-General Henry Alexander Wise was born at Drummondtown, Accomack county, December 3, 1806, a descendant of John Wise, who came to Virginia from England about 1650, and was a man of influence in the colony.
John Wise, father of General Wise, clerk of Accomack county and twice speaker of the Virginia senate, died in 18l2, and his wife, Sarah Corbin, in 1813.
Young Wise was cared for by his kinsmen, and educated at Washington college, Pa. After his graduation in 1825, he studied law three years with Henry St. George Tucker, and in 1828 removed to Nashville, Tenn., for the practice of his profession.
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 Wise, Henry Alexander on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
WISE, HENRY ALEXANDER [Wise, Henry Alexander] 1806-76, American political leader and Confederate general in the Civil War, b.
An outspoken defender of slavery, Wise defeated (1855) the Know-Nothing candidate for governor of Virginia by accusing that party of abolitionism, thereby breaking the Know-Nothing movement in the South.
Henry VIII may be our most famous monarch, a man who still bestrides English history as mightily as he dominated his kingdom nearly 500 years ago--but how well do we really understand him?
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 John Brown's Raid At Harpers Ferry
During John Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in 1859, Henry Alexander Wise, a Democrat from Accomac County, was governor of the state, while James Buchanan, a Pennsylvanian and graduate of Dickinson College, was president of the United States.
Wise, who favored Buchanan's nomination at the Democratic Convention in 1856, believed in the institution of slavery.
The John Brown Papers are a part of the Executive Manuscripts of Governor Henry A. Wise.
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 Henry Daily Herald, McDonough, GA - Homepage
Henry County Police say what looked, at first, like a body hanging over Interstate 75 caused concern for motorists Friday morning.
Every time you buy something in Henry County, a penny of ever dollar you spend goes to the local school system.
The Henry Medical Center Auxiliary recently purchased six new wheelchairs for the Emergency Department.
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 Ancestors and Descendents of Lee Allan Wise and Dorothy Mae Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Children were: Jerome Henry Wise, Victoria Ann Wise, Ralph Edward Wise, Jeanette Louise Wise.
Wise, 3.50 for the burial of William Wise on Lot No. 16, Section No. XXI of the Ravenna Cemetery.
Children were: Charles William Wise, Diane Mary Wise, Kathleen Pauline Wise, Dennis Robert Wise, Patricia Joan Wise, Mary Alice Wise, Laura Martha Wise, Gerald James Wise, Bernadette Ann Wise, Donald Paul Wise, Theresa Marie Wise, Anthony John Wise, Paul Gerard Wise.
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 Henry Alexander Wise
Wise, Henry Alexander, 1806–76, American political leader and Confederate general in the Civil War, b.
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 Henry Wise Wellness Center Welcome Page
Henry Wise Wellness Center has licensed and experienced providers who specialize in diagnosis and treatment of college health problems.
Henry Wise Wellness Center's mission is to provide students with timely, convenient, high quality, cost-effective primary care services, including health promotion and education, in a caring environment which respects students' dignity, diversity, and privacy.
All students are strongly advised to have a health history/Immunization form filed in the Henry Wise Wellness Center from their physician.
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