Wilmot, William H.

Died: 1845-XX-XX Tazewell County, Illinois

Flourished: 1841-1845 Tazewell County, Illinois

From at least 1841 until his death in 1845, Wilmot was an attorney in Tazewell County, Illinois. He was the opposing counsel in several cases involving Abraham Lincoln. He was also active in Illinois Whig politics.

For Wilmot's cases involving Lincoln, search "Wilmot, William H.," Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), page http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org; Proceedings of Whig Convention at Pekin, Illinois regarding Candidates for Congress; Daniel W. Stowell et al., eds., The Papers of Abraham Lincoln: Legal Documents and Cases (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008), 1:61, n6.