Marshal H. Pengra
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Marshal H. Pengra

Marshal Hylon Pengra (January 18, 1819 - May 13, 1908) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Pengra was born Darien, New York in January 1819.[1] Sources have differed on the exact date. On April 16, 1840, he married Elvira Lyon. They had six children. Pengra was a resident of Sylvester, Wisconsin, where he was a farm owner.

Political career

Pengra served as a grand juror on the circuit court in 1862.[2] He was elected to the Assembly in 1870 and 1871. Additionally, he was Chairman of the Town Board (similar to city council), Clerk and Assessor of Sylvester, a member of the County Board of Commissioners (similar to board of supervisors) of Green County, Wisconsin and a justice of the peace. He acted with the Republican Party after its creation.[3]


  1. ^ The Legislative Manual of the State of Wisconsin (11th ed.). Madison, Wis. 1872. pp. 448-449. 
  2. ^ "List of Grand and Petit Jurors". The Monroe Sentinel. August 20, 1862. p. 3. Retrieved 2018 - via  open access publication - free to read
  3. ^ History of Green County, Wisconsin. Springfield, Ill.: Union Publishing Company. 1884. p. 292. 

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