Henry Lane Wilson was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana on November 3, 1857. Wilson was the son of James and Emma Ingersoll. James was a congressman from Indiana. After graduating college, Wilson married Alice Vajan in October of 1884. The married couple would have 3 sons and would spend the next eleven years in Spokane, Washington.
Wilson graduated from Wabash College in Crawfordsville in 1879. Wilson went to study law in President Benjaman's Harrison's office in 1882. Once he moved to Spokane, he continued his work in law and began politics.
Childhood and Life Before the Revolution
Before the Revolution
Henry was given the opportunity to be the minister of Venezuela. He also served 7 years as the minister of Chile. Nothing really happened during the 7 years of his work. He also declined the job offering to be the minister of Greece. After that, he became the minister of Belgium, and later in the Mexican Revolution, he became the ambassador of Mexico.