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Lieut Frank A. Anson

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Lieut Frank A. Anson

Birth
Peru, Clinton County, New York, USA
Death
12 Dec 1909 (aged 65)
USA
Burial
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot
Lawn Place
Memorial ID
114943767 View Source

FRANK A. ANSON (Rep.), of Milwaukee, was born at Peru, Clinton county,
N. Y., March 8, 1844. He received a common school education. From the
age of 13 to 16 he was a sailor on the lakes. He then settled in
Montpelier, Vt., where he engaged in clerking in a store. In 1863 he
enlisted as a private in Battery "E," 1st Artillery, 11th Vermont Reg.
Vol. He was promoted to regimental commissary sergeant, thence to
regimental quartermaster sergeant, thence to Second Lieutenant,
Battery "C," 1st Artillery, 11th Vermont Reg. Vol., thence to First
Lieut., Battery "A," 1st Artillery of the same regiment; thence to
adjutant of the regiment. He was mustered out of service September 1,
1865. He served during the year 1864 and spring of 1865 in 2d Brigade
(Old Vermont Brigade), 2d Division 6th Army Corps, Army of the
Potomac, and participated in battles of Spottsylvania, Va., May 18, 19
and 20, 1864; Cold Harbor, June 1 to 13, 1864; Petersburg, June 18th
to 20th, 1864; Fort Stevens, July 12, 1864; Petersburg, March 25th,
26th and 27th, 1865; Petersburg April 2d, 1665, and Appomattox (Lee's
surrender), April 9th, 1865. He is a member of E. B. Wolcott Post No.
1, G. A. R., Milwaukee, also of the Commandery of Wisconsin, Military
Order of Loyal Legion of the United States, of which he has been
senior vice commander and is now commander. During the years 1866-7 he
was engaged in business at Whitehall, Washington county, N. Y. In 1868
he came to Wisconsin, settling in Milwaukee, where he has since
resided. He is a wholesale grocer. He was elected to the assembly in
1894. Appointed by Gov. Peck as a member of the Legislative Visiting
Committee of the charitable and penal institutions of the state. He
was re-elected to the assembly in 1896, and was a prominent candidate
for speaker. He was elected to the state senate in 1898, receiving
5,571 votes against 4,910 votes for H. J. Steinman (Dem.), and 351
votes for C. J. Hambitzer (Peo.).
*****
Beloved son of Edward Anson and Helen M. Hayes and brother of William Anson.
*****
Son of Edward Anson and Helen M. Hayes, both from New York.

Contributor: Frank Germanson (47547407)

FRANK A. ANSON (Rep.), of Milwaukee, was born at Peru, Clinton county,
N. Y., March 8, 1844. He received a common school education. From the
age of 13 to 16 he was a sailor on the lakes. He then settled in
Montpelier, Vt., where he engaged in clerking in a store. In 1863 he
enlisted as a private in Battery "E," 1st Artillery, 11th Vermont Reg.
Vol. He was promoted to regimental commissary sergeant, thence to
regimental quartermaster sergeant, thence to Second Lieutenant,
Battery "C," 1st Artillery, 11th Vermont Reg. Vol., thence to First
Lieut., Battery "A," 1st Artillery of the same regiment; thence to
adjutant of the regiment. He was mustered out of service September 1,
1865. He served during the year 1864 and spring of 1865 in 2d Brigade
(Old Vermont Brigade), 2d Division 6th Army Corps, Army of the
Potomac, and participated in battles of Spottsylvania, Va., May 18, 19
and 20, 1864; Cold Harbor, June 1 to 13, 1864; Petersburg, June 18th
to 20th, 1864; Fort Stevens, July 12, 1864; Petersburg, March 25th,
26th and 27th, 1865; Petersburg April 2d, 1665, and Appomattox (Lee's
surrender), April 9th, 1865. He is a member of E. B. Wolcott Post No.
1, G. A. R., Milwaukee, also of the Commandery of Wisconsin, Military
Order of Loyal Legion of the United States, of which he has been
senior vice commander and is now commander. During the years 1866-7 he
was engaged in business at Whitehall, Washington county, N. Y. In 1868
he came to Wisconsin, settling in Milwaukee, where he has since
resided. He is a wholesale grocer. He was elected to the assembly in
1894. Appointed by Gov. Peck as a member of the Legislative Visiting
Committee of the charitable and penal institutions of the state. He
was re-elected to the assembly in 1896, and was a prominent candidate
for speaker. He was elected to the state senate in 1898, receiving
5,571 votes against 4,910 votes for H. J. Steinman (Dem.), and 351
votes for C. J. Hambitzer (Peo.).
*****
Beloved son of Edward Anson and Helen M. Hayes and brother of William Anson.
*****
Son of Edward Anson and Helen M. Hayes, both from New York.

Contributor: Frank Germanson (47547407)

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