WALLACE, Rodney, (1823 - 1903)


WALLACE, Rodney, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in New Ipswich, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 21, 1823; attended the common schools; engaged in the manufacture of paper; was a member of the select council of Fitchburg, Mass., in 1864, 1865, and 1867; served in the State house of representatives in 1873; member of the Governor’s council 1880-1882; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891); was not a candidate for renomination in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; again engaged in the manufacture of paper; died in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., on February 27, 1903; interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery.