Contribution Card to Governor Wolcott Memorial, 1900-1907
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Contribution Card to Governor Wolcott Memorial, 1982-116-0, indicates that C. W. Prescott has contributed to the memorial for Gov. Roger Wolcott of Massachusetts.

Roger Wolcott (1847-1900), the son of Joshua Huntington Wolcott and Cornelia Frothingham, and grandson of Frederick Wolcott and his first wife, Elizabeth (Betsey) Huntington.  He graduated from Harvard in 1870 and from Harvard Law School in 1874. He was a justice of the peace from 1875-1900, a member of the Massachusetts legislature from 1881-1884, Lt. Governor of Massachusetts from 1892-1896. He advanced to the Governor's chair in 1896 as a result of the death of Frederick T. Greenhalge and served in that position until 1900. He was also largely involved in business activities, including the Boston and Albany Railroad and the New England Trust Company, and in philanthropic organizations as a member of the Boston Provident Association and as a trustee of the Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Mass. General Hospital. He was a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society and an overseer of Harvard College. He married Edith Prescott (b.1853) in 1874.  C. W. Prescott may be a relation of Edith Prescott Wolcott.

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Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
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Record Series Number: 00/1982-116-0
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Acquired: 00/00/1982.
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Acquisition Notes: Donald C. Berquist  Gift
PreferredCitation: <span id="curobjectname">Contribution Card to Governor Wolcott Memorial (1982-116-0), </span>Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.