Walpole Gillespie COLERICK, Congress, IN


COLERICK, Walpole Gillespie, a Representative from Indiana; born in Fort Wayne, Ind., August 1, 1845; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced practice at Fort Wayne, Ind.; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1883); supreme court commissioner from 1883 to 1885; again engaged in the practice of law at Fort Wayne, Ind., until his death there on January 11, 1911; interment in Lindenwood Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present