DAVID EVERETT WHEELER, a son of John Brooks Wheeler, was born in Grafton, Vt., September 4, 1805. He pursued his preparatory studies, principally at Kimball Academy, in Meriden, N. H. After graduating, he passed one year at the Law School, Cambridge, Mass., and then removed to the city of New York ; where he studied with Hon. Jonas Platt, two years, was admitted to the Bar in the autumn of 1830, and has since resided, in the practice of his profession.
In 1844; he was elected a Representative to the State Legislature, and a member of the Board of Education of the city of New York.
He was, four years, editor of two periodicals, printed in New York City. While a member of the Legislature, he was the author of a Report on the Quarantine Laws ", and, in 1851, of " a Discourse before the Order of United Americans."
He was married, February 14, 1833, to Miss Elizabeth, a daughter of Hon. William Jarvis, of Weatherfield, Vt. She died July 27, 1848. He has had five children, of whom Everett Pepperell, and Mary Hannah, are living.
Class of 1827, of Dartmouth College; Proceedings at their meeting
in July, 1852; and Brief Notices of the Members. Lynn: W. W.
Kellogg, Printer Over the Depot, Typographic Hall, 1853.
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