Herman Dahle

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Herman Dahle
Herman Bjorn Dahle.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1903
Preceded by Edward Sauerhering
Succeeded by Henry Cullen Adams
Personal details
Born March 30, 1855
Perry, Wisconsin
Died April 25, 1920(1920-04-25) (aged 65)
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Political party Republican

Herman Bjorn Dahle (March 30, 1855 – April 25, 1920) was a United States Congressman in the House of Representatives from Wisconsin.[1]


Herman Bjorn Dahle was born in the town of Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. He received his education in the district schools of his native town and in the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he graduated in 1877. He resided at Mount Vernon, Wisconsin from 1877 to 1888 where he conducted a general mercantile business. He was also the principal owner of the Mount Horeb bank beginning in 1890.[2]

Political career[edit]

Dahle was elected as a Republican for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district for the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1903), but was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1902. He resumed mercantile pursuits and banking in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. He was buried in the Lutheran Cemetery.[3]


Other sources[edit]

  • Keyes, Elisha W. History of Dane County. Biographical And Genealogical (Madison, Wisconsin: Western Historical Association, 1906)
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward Sauerhering
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Henry Cullen Adams