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Henry Wilson was the 18th vice president of the United States, serving from 1873 to 1875 with President Ulysses S. Grant.
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Born Jeremiah Jones Colbath on February 16, 1812, in Farmington, New Hampshire, Henry Wilson was a Republican Senator from Massachusetts who later served as the 18th vice president of the United States (1873-75). Serving with President Ulysses S. Grant, Wilson was a strong anti-slave leader, unflinching in his devotion to stop slave owners from conspiring against the federal government for power after the American Civil War. Wilson died of stroke while in office on November 22, 1875.
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