HALL, Osee Matson, (1847 - 1914)

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HALL, Osee Matson, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio, September 10, 1847; attended the common schools; was graduated from Hiram (Ohio) College and Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1868; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Red Wing, Minn.; member of the State senate 1885-1887; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1895); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law; member of the Minnesota State Tax Commission from 1907 until his death in St. Paul, Minn., November 26, 1914; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, Minn.