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Isaac Pigeon Walker
Isaac Pigeon Walker

M Isaac Pigeon Walker Ike

(Isaac PigeonWalker)

  • Born November 2, 1815 - Lynchburg, VA
  • Deceased March 29, 1872 - Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI,aged 56 years old
  • Buried - Forest Home Cem., Milwaukee, WI
  • Lawyer
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WALKER, Isaac Pigeon, a Senator from Wisconsin; born near Wheeling, Va. (now West Virginia), November 2, 1815; moved to Danville, Ill., in early youth; attended the common schools; was employed as a clerk in a store; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1834 and commenced practice in Springfield; served one term in the State house of representatives; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1840; moved to Wisconsin Territory in 1841, settled in Milwaukee, and continued the practice of law; member, Territorial legislature 1847-1848; upon the admission of Wisconsin as a State into the Union was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate; reelected in 1849 and served from June 8, 1848, to March 3, 1855; chairman, Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses (Thirtieth Congress), Committee on Revolutionary Claims (Thirty-first through Thirty-third Congresses), Committee on Agriculture (Thirty-second Congress), Committee on Indian Affairs (Thirty- second Congress); engaged in agricultural pursuits in Waukesha County; returned to Milwaukee and resumed the practice of law; died there March 29, 1872; interment in Forest Home Cemetery.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                                                   _____|8_Thomas Reynolds Walker, Lt. Col. 1730-1788
                         _____|4_George Reynolds Walker, Cpt. 1760-1822
                        /                        \                          _____|18_Henry Barlow, Rev. 1700-1761
                       /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|9_Sarah Barlow 1727-1786
                      /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|19_Susannah Collins 1700-1762
|2_George Reynolds Walker 1784-1873
|                    \                                                     _____|20_Erasmus Haynes ca 1690-/1753
|                     \                           _____|10_Erasmus Haynes, Major 1720..1730-/1783
|                      \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|21_Elizabeth x ca 1700-/1753
|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Judith Haynes 1765-1787
|                                                \                          _____|22_Horatio Woodhouse 1700-1755
|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Alice Woodhouse 1726-/1783
|                                                                           ¯¯¯¯¯|23_Frances Cornick 1703
|--1_Isaac Pigeon Ike Walker, Sen. 1815-1872
|3_Rebecca Starr Hamer 1781-1872