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Paul Oscar HUSTING

(1866-1917)
Senate Years of Service:
1915-1917
Party:
Democrat

HUSTING, Paul Oscar, a Senator from Wisconsin; born in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., April 25, 1866; moved with his parents to Mayville, Wis., in 1876; attended the public schools and the law school of the University of Wisconsin at Madison; admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Mayville, Wis.; district attorney of Dodge County 1902-1906; member, State senate 1907-1913; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1914 and served from March 4, 1915, until his accidental death while duck hunting on Rush Lake, near Picketts, Wis., on October 21, 1917; chairman, Committee to Investigate Trespassers Upon Indian Land (Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses), Committee on Fisheries (Sixty-fifth Congress); interment in Graceland Cemetery, Mayville, Wis.

Bibliography

Dictionary of American Biography; U.S. Congress. Memorial Addresses. 65th Cong., 3rd sess., 1918-1919. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1919.

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

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