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Turner, A. J. (ed.) / The legislative manual of the state of Wisconsin: comprising the constitutions of the United States and of the state of Wisconsin, Jefferson's manual, forms and laws for the regulation of business; also, lists and tables for reference, etc.
Thirteenth Annual Edition (1874)

Official directory,   pp. [441]-[481] ff. PDF (12.5 MB)


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OFFICIAL DIRECTORY.
local offices; was elected to the as-
sembly without opposition, receiv-
ing 748 votes.
  SECOND DISTRICT.-(Towns of Ful-
  ton, Lima, Milton, Janesville and
Porter.) The member is SOLOMON
CARPENTER CARR (Rep.), of Mil-
ton-P. 0. address, M[ilton Junction.
lie was born at Stephenstown, Rens-
selaer county, N. Y., Dec. 19, 1830;
received a com{mon school education;
is by occupation a farmer; he came
to Wisconsin in 1839 and settled on
the farm where he now lives; has
filled numerous town offices, andwas
a member of the assembly in 1865.
lie received 651 enotes, against233 for
A. D. McLean (Opp.)
  THIRD DISTRICT.-(Towns of Brad-
ford, Clinton, Harmony, Johnstown,
La Prairie and Rock.) The member
is ANDREW BARLASS (Rep.), of
hiarmony-P. 0. address, Emerald
Grove. He was born in the parish
of Kinross, Scotland, Sept. 30, 1822;
received a common school education;
is by occupation a farmer; he came
to Wisconsin in 1842 and settled
where he now resides; has held nu-
merous local offices. He received
428 votes, against 389 for N. W. Tripp
(Ind.)
  FOURTH DISTRICT.-(City of Beloit
ar.n tohwi,- el Be!oit, Newark and
Turtle.) The member is ASAHEL
HENDERSON (Rep.), of Beloit. He
was born at Rovalton, Niagara Co.,
NN. Y., Oct. 24, 1i15; received a com-
mon school education; is by occupa-
tion a farmer; he came to Wisconsin
in 1842 and settled at Beloit; served
as chairman of the town board for
three years. He was elected to the
assembly without opposition, receiv-
ing 625 votes.
  FIFTH DISTRICT.-(City of Janes-
ville.) The member is JOHN WI-
NANS (Reform.) He was born at
Vernon, New Jersey, Sept. 27, 1831;
received a common    and  private
school education; is by profession a
lawyer; he came to Wisconsin in
1857 and settled at Janesville; was a
member of the common council of
the city in 1861; was appointed city
attorney in the years ltt66, 1867 and
1868 and elected to the same position
in 1871; was a delegate to the demo-
cratic national convention in 1868,
and the same year was the demo-
cratic candidate for congress in the
second district, against B. F. Hop-
kins. Hie received 741 votes, against
633 for H. A. Patterson (Rep.)
        ST. CROIX COUNTY
Contained a population, in 1870, of
  11,035. It has one member,
  HARVEY S. CLAPP (Rep.), of
New Richmond. He was born at
Moretown, Vt., March 13, 1817; re-
ceived a common school education;
is by occupation a farmer; he came
to Wisconsin in 1856 and settled at
Hudson; was county clerk of St.
Croix county for six years. He re-
ceived 1,253 votes, against 919 for Os-
born Strahi (Raf.)
          SAUK COUNTY
Contained a population, in 1870, of
  23,860. It has two members,
  FIRST DISTRICT.-(Towns of Bear
Creek, Franklin, Honey Creek, Mer-
rimack, Prairie du Sac, Sumter,
Spring Green, Troy, Washington and
Westfield.) The member is CARL
C. KUNTZ, (Lib. Rep.), of-TroyP.
0. address, Black Hawk. He was
born in the town of Moerzheim, Lan-
dau county, Rheinish Palatinate,
Germany, Jan. 11, 1832; was edu-
cated a: the normal schools and the
college at Kaiserslautern, Rheinish
Palatinate, in 1852; was formerly an
editor, but is now engaged in farm-
ing; he came to Wisconsin in 1853,
and first settled at Sauk City. in 1854;
established and edited the PIONEER
A3T WISCONSIN, the first German Re-
publican paper in the state; in 1856
was a delegate to the national con-
vention at Philadelphia, which nom-
inated John C. Fremont for Presi-
dent; was town clerk or chairman
of Troy from 1860 to 1885; in 1865 was
elected a county supervisor; was a
member of the assembly in 1869,
1870 and 1871. He received 612 votes)
against 539 for John Young (Rep.)
  SECOND DISTRICT.-(Towns of Bar-
aboo, Delton, Dellona, Excelsior,
Fairfield, Freedom, Greenfield, Iron-
ton, La Valle, Reedsburg, Winfield
and Woodland.) The member is
DAVID E. WELCH, (Rep.), of Del-
ton - P. 0. address, Baraboo. He
was born at Milton, Wayne Co.,
Ohio, Dec. 4, 1835; received a com-
mon school education; is by occupa-
tion a farmer; in 1856 went to Bow-
ents Prairie, Jones Co., Iowa, where
he remained until 2858, when he re-
turned to Westfield, Medina Co.,
Ohio, to engage in mercantile busi-
ness ;here he was appointed postmas-
ter by President Lincoln, in 1861,
which office he resigned to enter the
military service; he enlisted in Au-
gust, 1861, as a private in the Second
hio Cavalry, but upon the organ-
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