CASSON, Henry

1843–1912

Biography

CASSON, Henry, a Sergeant at Arms from Wisconsin; born in Brownsville, Fayette County, Penn., on December 13, 1843; printer; newspaper publisher; staff, Governor Jeremiah McLain Rusk of Wisconsin, 1885–1889; staff, Governor William D. Hoard of Wisconsin; staff, United States Secretary of Agriculture, 1891–1893; staff, United States Representative Joseph Weeks Babcock, 1893–1894; Wisconsin secretary of state, 1895–1899; elected Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives for the Fifty-sixth Congress, and for the five succeeding Congresses (December 4, 1899–April 4, 1911); died on September 25, 1912, in Madison, Wis.

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