Henry Casson

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Henry Casson
Henry Casson standing on steps.jpg
Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives
In office
December 4, 1899 – April 4, 1911
Preceded by Benjamin F. Russell
Succeeded by Uriah S. Jackson
15th Secretary of State of Wisconsin
In office
January 7, 1895 – January 2, 1899
Governor William H. Upham
Edward Scofield
Preceded by Thomas Cunningham
Succeeded by William Froehlich
Personal details
Born (1843-12-13)December 13, 1843
Brownsville, Pennsylvania
Died September 25, 1912(1912-09-25) (aged 68)
Madison, Wisconsin
Political party Republican

Henry Casson (December 13, 1843 – September 25, 1912[1]) was the Secretary of State for Wisconsin from 1895 until 1899. In 1899, at the start of the 56th United States Congress, he was selected by the Republican majority to serve as Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives. He served from December 4, 1899 until April 4, 1911 when Democrats took control of the chamber at the start of the 62nd United States Congress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Casson, Henry". United States House of Representatives History Art & Archives. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Cunningham
Secretary of State of Wisconsin
1895–1899
Succeeded by
William Froehlich