Gillette, Edward H.

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Born: 
1840-10-01
Died: 
1918-08-14
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Edward Hooker Gillette (October 1, 1840 – August 14, 1918) was a nineteenth-century populist politician and editor from Iowa. He was elected on the Greenback Party ticket to represent Iowa's 7th congressional district for only one term in Congress, but remained active in populist political movements. Gillette was the son of Senator Francis Gillette and Elisabeth Daggett Hooker, a descendant of Rev. Thomas Hooker, and the brother of actor/playwright William Gillette.

Source: Wikipedia entry, accessed October 26, 2011.

Husband of Sophia Stoddard Gillette.

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