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Lyman Eddy BARNES

(1855-1904)

BARNES, Lyman Eddy, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Weyauwega, Waupaca County, Wis., June 30, 1855; attended the public schools and the law department of Columbia College, New York City; was admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced practice in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis., the same year; moved to Rockledge, Brevard County, Fla., in 1882, where he remained about five years and continued the practice of law; returned to Appleton, Wis., and was elected district attorney of Outagamie County; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1895); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Appleton, Wis., on January 16, 1904; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

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

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