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William Henson Wallace

William Henson Wallace (1811 – 1879)

Born on a farm near Troy, Ohio, on July 19, 1811. His father, Andrew Wallace, was a close personal friend of President William Henry Harrison. His mother was a relative of John Paul Jones of Revolutionary War fame. Of further note is his brother David who was governor of Indiana, and his nephew Lew was the Civil War General and author of Ben Hur. Continue Reading »

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