Quotes by David Wilmot

About David Wilmot:

David Wilmot was a US politician; he was elected to the US Congress, serving 1845-1851, and to the US Senate, serving 1861-1863 to fill the remainder of a term. Wilmot was a Democrat, a Free Soiler, and a Republican. He was a sponsor and eponym of the Wilmot Proviso (1846), intended to ban slavery in western lands gained from Mexico in the Mexican-American War of 1846–1848.

Author Bio

  • NameDavid Wilmot
  • DescriptionAmerican politician
  • BornJanuary 20, 1814
  • DiedMarch 16, 1868
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPolitician; Lawyer; Judge