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Joseph Champlin STONE

(1829-1902)

STONE, Joseph Champlin, a Representative from Iowa; born in Westport, Essex County, N.Y., July 30, 1829; moved to Iowa Territory in 1844; attended the public schools; was graduated from the medical department of St. Louis University, Missouri, in 1854 and practiced; during the Civil War enlisted as a private in the Union Army and was made adjutant of the First Iowa Cavalry; promoted to captain and assistant adjutant general of Volunteers in 1862 and served until the end of the war; resumed the practice of medicine in Burlington, Iowa; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); again engaged in the practice of his profession; died in Burlington, Iowa, December 3, 1902; interment in Aspen Grove Cemetery.

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

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