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Jason Downer

 Digital Record
Identifier: ARC2013-175


  • circa 1860-1883

Summary Note

Jason Downer (1813-1883) was a Wisconsin Supreme Court justice from 1864 to 1867. He served as president of the Wisconsin Female College (Fox Lake, Wis.) Board of Trustees from 1866-1871 and 1874-1878. In recognition of his $65,000 bequest to the institution, Wisconsin Female College was renamed Downer College.

Rights Statement Note

This item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States.

Publisher Note

Publisher: Lawrence University

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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