Ezra T. Champlin

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Ezra T. Champlin
20th Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
In office
1891–1892
Preceded by Charles H. Graves
Succeeded by William E. Lee
Personal details
Born 1839
Vermont
Died 1928
Political party Alliance
Residence Garden City Township, Minnesota
Profession Farmer

Ezra T. Champlin (1839 in Vermont – 1928) was a Minnesota politician and Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, the only member of the Alliance Party ever to lead the chamber. He first served in the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1875, and was sent back to the body from 1887 to 1888.[1] He was elected speaker during his third stint in the legislature, in 1891, as part of an alliance between the Alliance Party and the Democratic Party.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles H. Graves
Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
1891–1892
Succeeded by
William E. Lee