Albert Palaska Forsythe

Albert Palaska Forsythe

New Richmond, Clermont County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 Sep 1906 (aged 76)
Independence, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA
Burial Liberty, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 6635242 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Asbury University Indiana, was admitted into the Indiana conference of the Methodist Church and was a traveling minister, (1853-61). During the Civil War, he served as First Lieutenant of Company I, 97th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. After the war, he settled on a farm near Paris, Illinois, in 1865 and was master of the State Grange of Illinois. In 1879, he was elected as a Greenbacker National Party to the Forty-sixth Congress, serving until 1881. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he moved to Kansas, in 1882, engaged in agricultural pursuits and was a regent of the Kansas State Agricultural College, (1886-92).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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