Edgar C. Wilson
Born in what is now West Virginia Edgar Wilson studied law and was admitted to the legal profession on June 24, 1832. He practiced in his hometown of Morgantown. In the same year he was elected to the National Republican Party in the 23th Congress and represented there from March 4, 1833 until March 3, 1835 the state of Virginia in the House of Representatives of the United States. He failed to be re-elected.
After his brief political career, Wilson returned to his old profession and practiced again in Morgantown. In 1842 he was appointed Public Prosecutor at the Court of Appeal in Marion County. He died in 1860 in Morgantown and was buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery. His father, Thomas Wilson and his son Eugene McLanahan Wilson were also parliamentarians in the House of Representatives of the United States.