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 Darwin Scott Hall

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Darwin Scott Hall

Birth
Wheatland, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 23 Feb 1919 (aged 75)
Olivia, Renville County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Olivia, Renville County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 7892028 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Markham’s Academy and served as a Private in Company K, 42nd Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Union Army, during the Civil War. After the war, he settled in Minnesota, in 1866 and engaged in agricultural pursuits until 1868. He was auditor of Renville County, (1869-73), clerk of the district court, (1873-78) and a member of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, in 1876. He also was founder-editor of the Renville Times, register of the U.S. land office at Benson, Minnesota, (1878-86) and served in the Minnesota State Senate, in 1886. In 1889, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress, serving until 1891. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed by President Harrison, chairman of the Chippewa Indian Commission, (1891-93, 97). He also was a member of the board of managers of the Minnesota State Agricultural Society, (1905-10) and a member of the Minnesota State Senate, in 1906. After leaving politics, he engaged in agricultural pursuits, until his death at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 23 Sep 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7892028/darwin-scott-hall : accessed ), memorial page for Darwin Scott Hall (23 Jan 1844–23 Feb 1919), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7892028, citing Olivia Cemetery, Olivia, Renville County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .