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Lyman E Barnes

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Preceded by  Nils P. Haugen
Role  U.S. representative
Name  Lyman Barnes

Political party  Democratic
Succeeded by  Edward S. Minor
Party  Democratic Party
Lyman E. Barnes
Born  June 30, 1855 Weyauwega, Wisconsin (1855-06-30)
Died  January 16, 1904, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Lyman Eddy Barnes (June 30, 1855 – January 16, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.


Barnes was born in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, the son of William W. Barnes and Lucy Eddy Thomas Barnes. He attended the public schools in Oshkosh and the law department of Columbia College, New York City. He was admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced practice in Appleton, Wisconsin, the same year. He moved to Rockledge, Florida, in 1882, where he remained about five years and continued the practice of law. He returned to Appleton, Wisconsin, and was elected district attorney of Outagamie County.

Barnes was elected as a member of the Democratic Party to the 53rd United States Congress (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895). While in congress, he represented Wisconsin's 8th congressional district. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the 54th United States Congress. He died in Appleton, Wisconsin, on January 16, 1904. He was interred in Riverside Cemetery.


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