CLASSON, David Guy, (1870 - 1930)


CLASSON, David Guy, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Oconto, Oconto County, Wis., September 27, 1870; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1891; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Oconto, Wis.; judge of Oconto County 1894-1898; mayor of Oconto 1898-1900; city attorney 1900-1906; president of the board of education in 1912 and 1913; president of the board of fire and police commissioners in 1915 and 1916; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth, Sixty-sixth, and Sixty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1923); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1922; resumed the practice of law in Oconto, Wis.; served as circuit judge of the twentieth judicial circuit 1928-1930; died in Oconto, Wis., September 6, 1930; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.