Martin Alonzo HAYNES
HAYNES, Martin Alonzo, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Springfield, Sullivan County, N.H., July 30, 1842; moved with his parents to Manchester, N.H., in 1846; attended the common schools; apprenticed to the printer’s trade; enlisted in June 1861 in the Union Army as a private in the Second New Hampshire Regiment and served three years; moved to Lakeport, Belknap County, N.H., in 1868, where he established the Lake Village Times, which he conducted for twenty years; member of the State house of representatives in 1872 and 1873; clerk of the supreme court for Belknap County 1876-1883; president of the New Hampshire Veterans’ Association in 1881 and 1882; department commander of the Grand Army of the Republic in 1881 and 1882; elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1887); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress; internal-revenue agent of the Treasury 1890-1893 and 1898-1912; established internal-revenue service in the Philippine Islands; died in Lakeport, N.H., November 28, 1919; interment in Bayside Cemetery.
BibliographyHaynes, Martin A. (Martin Alonzo). History of the Second Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers: its camps, marches and battles. Manchester, N.H.: C.F. Livingston, 1865
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present