Francis Wayland III

Francis Wayland III ( born August 23, 1826 in Boston, Massachusetts, † January 9, 1904 in New Haven, Connecticut ) was an American politician. In the years 1869 and 1870 he was Deputy Governor of the State of Connecticut.


Francis Wayland lived in New Haven. In 1846, he graduated from Brown University in Providence (Rhode Iceland ), whose president, his father Francis Wayland was at this time. He then studied at Harvard University law. In 1864 he was restructuring judge in his homeland. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party.

In 1868, Wayland was elected to the side of Marshall Jewell Vice Governor of Connecticut. This post he held 1869-1870. Yet he was Deputy Governor and Chairman of the State Senate. In 1872 he became professor of law at Yale University. Between 1873 and 1903 he was dean of the law school there. He died on 9 January 1904 in his hometown of New Haven.