When I first concluded to print the book, I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person.
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|Birth:||27th December, 1846|
|Death:||12th May, 1913|
John Sergeant Wise was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was an American lawyer, politician and author. He was the son of Henry Alexander Wise, a Governor of Virginia, and Sarah Sergeant. He studied at Virginia Military Institute. He studied law at the University of Virginia. He was admitted to the bar in 1867. He practiced law in Richmond, Virginia for many years. He was appointed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia from May 1882-March 1883. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia's At-large district from 1883-1885. He wrote several books include: The End of an Era, The Lion's Skin: A Historical Novel And A Novel History, A treatise on American citizenship, and Recollections of thirteen presidents.
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