Alanson Mellen KIMBALL, Congress, WI (1827-1913)


KIMBALL, Alanson Mellen, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Buxton, York County, Maine, March 12, 1827; pursued academic studies; moved to Wisconsin in 1852 and engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits; served in the State senate in 1863 and 1864; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress; engaged in the lumbering business; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884; died in Pine River, Waushara County, Wis., May 26, 1913; interment in Pine River Cemetery.

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