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 William Leighton Carss

William Leighton Carss

Birth
Pella, Marion County, Iowa, USA
Death 31 May 1931 (aged 66)
Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 6926236 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Pella, Iowa, he moved with his parents to Des Moines, Iowa, in 1867. He studied civil and mechanical engineering, moved to Proctor, Minnesota and engaged as a locomotive engineer. In 1919, he was elected as a Union Labor candidate to the Sixty-sixth Congress, served until 1921 and was elected on the Farmer-Laborite ticket to the Sixty-ninth and Seventieth Congresses, serving (1925-29). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his position as locomotive engineer. He died at age 65 in Duluth, Minnesota.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 13 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6926236
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Leighton Carss (5 Feb 1865–31 May 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6926236, citing Oneota Cemetery, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .