De Wayne Stebbins

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De Wayne Stebbins
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 1st district
In office
1895–1901
Preceded by John Fetzer
Personal details
Born April 5, 1835
Clinton, Oneida County, New York
Died June 12, 1901(1901-06-12) (aged 66)
Algoma, Wisconsin
Political party Republican

De Wayne Stebbins (April 5, 1835 – June 12, 1901) was an American politician. He was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate, representing Wisconsin's 1st Senate District. Before serving in the State Senate, he previously held an office in the State Assembly. He was a member of the Republican Party of Wisconsin.[1]

Stebbins was born in Clinton, Oneida County, New York in 1835, and came to Wisconsin with his parents in the fall of that same year. He attended public school and graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, serving four years in the Civil War as an officer in the United States Navy. He resided in Racine, Wisconsin until 1856 when he moved to Algoma, Wisconsin. He worked for the Bank of Algoma and was the publisher of the Algoma Record newspaper. He was a member of the Kewaunee County Board for 27 years, and treasurer for the local school district for 20 years.[2] Stebbins died in Algoma on June 12, 1901.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1901 edition, page 728
  2. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1901 edition, page 728
  3. ^ Senator Stebbins Dead, Racine Daily Journal, June 13, 1901, pg. 1