Bio: Pound, Thaddeus C. (1879)
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Surnames: Pound, Barrows

----Source: The Blue Book of the state of Wisconsin For 1879, page 474

Thaddeus C. Pound, of Chippewa Falls, was born at Elk, Warren Co., Pennsylvania, December 6, 1833; received an academic education at Milton Academy, Wisconsin, and Rushford, Allegheny county, New York; removed to Rock county, Wisconsin, in 1848, and in May. 1856, removed to Chippewa county, where he has since resided, engaged mainly in the manufacture of lumber, and the mercantile business, being president of the Union Lumbering Company and of the Chippewa Falls and Western Railway; was a member of the legislative assembly of Wisconsin in 1964, 66, 67, and 69, serving the last year as speaker pro tem.; was lieutenant governor of Wisconsin in 1870 and 1871; was a delegate to the republican national convention of Philadelphia in 1872. He was elected to the forty-fifth congress as a Republican. Receiving 14,838 votes against 13,860 votes for George W. Cate, Democrat. Re-elected to the forty-sixth congress, receiving 12,795 votes against 11,421 for Aug. R. Barrows, Greenback-Democrat.

 

 


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