Lyman E. Barnes

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Lyman E. Barnes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Preceded by Nils P. Haugen
Succeeded by Edward S. Minor
Personal details
Born (1855-06-30)June 30, 1855
Weyauwega, Wisconsin
Died January 16, 1904(1904-01-16) (aged 48)
Appleton, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic

Lyman Eddy Barnes (June 30, 1855 – January 16, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.[1]

Born in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, Barnes attended the public schools and the law department of Columbia College, New York City. He was admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced practice in Appleton, Wisconsin, the same year. He moved to Rockledge, Florida, in 1882, where he remained about five years and continued the practice of law. He returned to Appleton, Wisconsin, and was elected district attorney of Outagamie County.[2]

Barnes was elected as a member of the Democratic Party to the 53rd United States Congress (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1895). While in congress, he represented Wisconsin's 8th congressional district. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the 54th United States Congress. He died in Appleton, Wisconsin, on January 16, 1904. He was interred in Riverside Cemetery.


  1. ^ Lyman Barnes, Wisconsin Historical Society
  2. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1893,' Biographical Sketch of Lyman Barnes, pg. 621

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Nils P. Haugen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 8th congressional district

March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895
Succeeded by
Edward S. Minor