Charles A. Gilman

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Charles Gilman
9th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
In office
January 10, 1880 – January 4, 1887
Governor John S. Pillsbury
Lucius Hubbard
Preceded by James Wakefield
Succeeded by Albert E. Rice
14th Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
In office
Preceded by John L. Gibbs
Succeeded by Loren Fletcher
Personal details
Born February 9, 1833
Gilmanton, New Hampshire
Died June 7, 1927 (aged 94)
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Hester Cronk
Profession farmer, lawyer, legislator

Charles Andrew Gilman (February 9, 1833 – June 7, 1927) was a Minnesota legislator, Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, and the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota. Born in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, he later moved to Minnesota. He first served in the Minnesota Senate in 1868, and later served in the Minnesota House from 1875 to 1879, serving as the body's leader his last two years in office.[1] He became Lieutenant Governor under Governors John S. Pillsbury and Lucius Hubbard from January 10, 1880 to January 4, 1887. He later served one more term in the House, from 1915 to 1916.

Gilman was married to Hester Cronk. He died in 1927 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota.[2]


Political offices
Preceded by
James Wakefield
Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
Succeeded by
Albert E. Rice
Preceded by
John L. Gibbs
Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
Succeeded by
Loren Fletcher