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Clarence Bennett BUCKMAN

(1851-1917)

BUCKMAN, Clarence Bennett, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa., April 1, 1851; attended the public and normal schools; moved to Minnesota in 1872 and settled in what is now known as Buckman; engaged in agricultural pursuits and in the lumber business; appointed justice of the peace in 1873; member of the State house of representatives 1881-1883; served in the State senate 1887-1891 and 1899-1903; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1907); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1906; deputy United States marshal 1912-1917; resumed the lumber business in Little Falls, Morrison County, Minn.; died in Battle Creek, Mich., March 1, 1917; interment in Oakland Cemetery, Little Falls, Minn.

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

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